Geo News:. Round a dozen and a half group participants of the pakistan international airlines (pia) flight that were stopped through uk authorities after discovery of heroin from the aircraft have returned to the country after three days.
The captain of the flight [PK-785] had returned to pakistan on wednesday whereas the remaining crew reached karachi airport from london early thursday morning via pk-788.
Upon their arrival, the team turned into debriefed by the pia vigilance gm after which allowed to go out the airport after their statements had been recorded.
On may additionally 15, when the pia aircraft landed at heathrow airport in london from islamabad, uk border government carried out a thorough search of the plane on suspicion of narcotics smuggling and reportedly questioned and detained team members, consisting of the captain of the aircraft.
Talking to geo information on wednesday afternoon, a spokesman of the United Kingdom national crime company — which is now investigating the incident — stated it can not disclose any statistics about the operational count number of the drug bust however showed that “a quantity of heroin, a class a prohibited drug below united kingdom law, turned into determined concealed within the aircraft by way of border pressure officers”.
Further investigations are underneath manner by means of the United Kingdom government.
In pakistan, in step with the modern-day reports from investigating officers, the use of sniffer puppies by way of pakistan customs and the anti-narcotics force — a popular operation protocol — turned into no longer carried out on the pia flight in query.