20 KG of Heroin Recovered from Another PIA Flight

Anti-Narcotics Force along with a special inspection team of PIA has foiled a bid to smuggle 20 kilograms of heroin from a PIA aircraft. The drugs were found on flight PK-785 which was bound from Islamabad to London.

According to a spokesman, a special team of PIA carried out an inspection drive on the directives of Operation Committee constituted by Aviation Deviation. This was done following multiple attempts of smuggling of heroin that were detected in the past few months.

Today, PIA team along with Anti-Narcotics Force carried out the inspection of four aircrafts bound for international flights. They detected heroin from one of those aircraft, which was hidden technically. Due to the inspection process, the London-based flight departed two hours later from its scheduled time from Islamabad.

Both teams have started their investigation into the smuggling case.

Adviser to PM on Aviation , Sardar Mehtab Ahmed Khan also issued orders for complete investigation of these incidents. He also ordered to trace heroin smugglers and punish them accordingly as soon as possible.

Besides, he further instructed to constitute a team under Hussain Asghar, Additional IG Punjab for pursuing a line of action to unearth these smugglers.

Previously, heroin was also recovered from other international flights in April this year and December 2016, both of them involving PIA . These incidents damaged the reputation of the airline, which is already facing financial and operational woes due to various issues.


      • no idea about that as i cant confirm, reason i said according to news.
        ( by the way are you sure about what you say as, this is second time happening and one may get confused.)

  • My guess is there is some major stuff going on behind all this. This way PIA will be more trouble and UK might Ban PIA flights and other countries will follow same thing. PIA will go bankrupt and some one will try to buy their real asset like Rosvelt Hotel in New York Manhattan which is one of the most expensive property in the world. That hotel alone can be worth 50 billion dollar……..

    • Roosevelt isn’t being sold and recovery of drugs how is going to affect Roosevelt’s market value? Please enlighten everyone on this. Roosevelt is being managed not by PIA FYI and its market value is independent of anything happening in PIA.

      Wait and see what is unfolding in coming couple of weeks. Karachi Airport is less heaven for goods smuggling, money smuggling after good intelligence, same is happening in this case soon.


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