Civil aviation authorities in London have claimed that Border Force(BF) officers have found a ‘quantity of heroin’ on a Pakistan International Airlines(PIA) flight, that landed at London’s Heathrow Airport on Monday.
According to reports by the Dawn, the National Crime Agency (NCA) officials are investigating the case after narcotics were seized from the plane. As of now, no arrests have been made and investigation is still going on.
Mashhood Tajwar, PIA spokesperson, also said that that the British authorities had “thoroughly searched” and detained the flight crew after they landed at the airport.
Flight 785 from Islamabad to London had landed at 2:50 p.m. on Monday. After the passengers had disembarked, the flight crew and aircraft were searched by the authorities, Tajwar said.
He also said that fourteen crew members were released after being detained for almost two hours by British authorities.
The flight flew back to Pakistan at 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday.