LAHORE: The Anti Narcotics Force (ANF) on Thursday claimed to have arrested 303 people and recovered about 3600kg narcotics from their possession during last year, a spokesman said on Thursday.

He said that narcotics were seized from July 2014 to June 2015 and drug peddlers were also arrested during crackdown. Out of total seized narcotic included 561kg Heroin, 2626kg Charas and 355kg opium. The spokesman also claimed that ANF tried its best to bring the accused to book and conviction rate remained 100 percent. He added that ANF got confiscated drugs worth five million rupees, while assets of Rs35 million were frozen by the force.

ANF is not only launching campaign against the accused but also sensitising the masses through awareness walk, seminars, street theaters and other programmes, the spokesman informed.–Staff Reporter