Rawalpindi-The Anti Narcotics Force have carried out 24 raids against drug mafias across the country and recovered 1.116 tons of narcotics, said ANF spokesman on Wednesday.

He said that ANF also arrested 27 suspected smugglers including 4 women for their involvement in drug smuggling. Similarly, ANF impounded 8 vehicles that were being used for transportation of drugs from one place to another.

According to him, ANF seized 1.116 tons narcotics valuing Rs 1.617 billion and arrested 27 persons.

The seized drugs comprised 748.6 Kg Opium, 348.9 Kg Hashish, 17.2 Kg Heroin and 1.2 Kg Amphetamine, he added.

Separate cases have been registered against the smugglers with ANF Police Stations while further investigation is on.