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Ten drug traffickers arrested in Kabul

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AT-KABUL: The court of Criminal Justice Task Force (CJTF) on Wednesday said that ten drug trafficker arrested in the past one week.

CJTF in a press statement said that said that ten smugglers were apprehended by Counter Narcotics Police through different crackdown in various provinces and were handed over to CJTF for criminal proceedings.

Statement stated that three women were among the arrested drug runners.

Three smugglers were arrested in Hamid Karzai international airport in Kabul, who planned to transfer heroin to India, added statement.

Statement said that that the investigation is going on over the dossier of the indicts by the CJTF, which after examining the evidences and arguments from both sides the CJTF will convict the accused traffickers, added statement.

Seven other drug traffickers were arrested from Kabul, Herat, Parwan, Kunduz and Paktia provinces, said statement.

Some 36 kg heroin, over 13kg opium, 924 kg hashish and 1796 liters of alcoholic beverages discovered and seized from the arrested smugglers, noted the statement.

All the convicted drug traffickers would have defense attorneys for their legal defense and will be convicted after separate judicial trials based on the evidence brought before the court and the Counter Narcotics law of Afghanistan.