Karachi (Staff Report): Airport Security Force (ASF) personnel seized one-and-a-half kilogram heroin from a passenger at Karachi airport in the early hours of Sunday, an ASF spokesman said.

The spokesman said that the passenger, Ali Sher, wanted to smuggle the stash of heroin to Saudi Arabia.

According to details, the suspect wanted to board a Saudi-bound flight of a private airline, but he was caught red-handed at Jinnah International Airport, Karachi.

He was handed over to the Anti-Narcotics Force (ANF) for further investigation.