Sharp rise in counter-narcotic cases compared to past year in Afghanistan

The Counter-Narcotics and Intoxicants Justice and Judicial Center has reported an increase in registered cases compared to the last year in the country.

The spokesman of Special Prosecution of Counter Narcotics and Intoxicants, Ahmad Khalid Mowahed has declared that in connection to 57 incidents 59 people arrested during the current month.

“At least two women and an Iranian citizen are also among the detainees and 16 cases are belong to the Hamed Karzai airport,” Muwahed said.

Muwahed noted that the penal code has been enforced in counter narcotics law and a number of the amendment has been added in the fifth and ninth chapters of this law.

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