The seized Hashish has been handed over to the ANF for further legal proceedings, Pakistan Navy statement said.

Pakistan Navy is determined to fulfill its national responsibility to protect the country’s maritime frontiers and to ensure the rule of law in the Indian Ocean, spokesman said.

It is pertinent to mention here that Pakistan Navy and Pakistan Maritime Security Agency previously in a joint anti-drug raid in southern part of the Arabian Sea had seized three tons of Hashish.

A Pakistan Navy spokesman had said that such operations will be useful to curb the illegal activities in the Sea.

The Navy in another major anti-narcotics operation this year had seized 5,000 kilograms of hashish worth millions of dollars from the smugglers in the north Arabian Sea.

According to the PN spokesman, Pakistan Navy ship ASLAT carried out a successful operation in Pakistani Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ).

He said suspects had been handed over to the Pakistan Maritime Security Agency (PMSA) for further legal proceedings.