A trafficker carrying 8kg of drugs to Herat was arrested

Herat provincial authorities say a smuggler was detained along with eight kilograms of drugs in the province.

The Interior Ministry said in a news release that anti-narcotics police in Herat province have detained a targeted drug smuggler from Guzara district of the province following a failed operation.

According to the newsletter, police seized eight kilograms of opium from a detainee who was embedded in two wheat big pocket.

Herat police say they are investigating the case and say the case will be referred to judicial and judicial authorities.