Personnel of National Directorate of Security (NDS), the country's primary intelligence agency, arrested the suspects driving a vehicle on a main roadway in Rustaq district after receiving a report that the men were transporting a batch of drugs from neighboring Badakhshan province, Mohammad Jawad Hejri, provincial government spokesman, told media.
They seized 50 kg of heroin from the vehicle. The arrestees were trying to transport the drug to Tajikistan.
Further investigation is underway.
Saturday 17 August 2019 22:53