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The Counter Norcoticse Justice Centre (CNJC) was set up as an end to end Afghan process to bring to justice those involved in serious intoxicating drinks and narco-crimes within Afghanistan…


The second quarter (June- August 2020)


During the second quarter of 2020, a total of 259 cases of 352 suspects, including 6 women and a foreign national, were detained by the police of counter narcotics in connection to intoxicating, drug trafficking throughout the country and their cases are lodged to Counter Narcotics Justice Center for further prosecuting.

Investigation and Laboratory department of CNJC processed all the above mentioned cases within 72 hours, for further investigation all the suspects’ files are lodged to general prosecution department of CNJC.

Among the 12  detainees including two  women, who wanted to smuggle heroin-laden drugs into the countries of Dubai and India using hammocks and travel bags from Hamid Karzai International Airport , Identified and arrested by the police and responsible Prosecutor of Counter Narcotics Justice Centre.

Based on request of special prosecution department and order of primary court the number of 61 vehicle, 8 motor bike, 429 self-phone and 40 different weapon are obtained from the smugglers, confiscated as well as the amount of (357119) Afghani cash and amount of ($1100) dollar   were confiscated from the smugglers by the police and were handed over to the final account of Da Afghanistan Bank.

Meanwhile during the  second quarter of 2020 from the primary court of counter narcotic 305  suspects including 21  public service and 2 woman were  convicted to sentenced imprisonment in the link to 223 , cases and  60000 Afghani fined as well as  up to 30 year prison. In addition, 211 people, including 18 public service officials and 3 women, have been sentenced to various enforcement sentences in connection with 144 cases by the Appeal court of Counter Narcotics Justice Centre.

Also during the last three month the Primary court and appeal court  acquitted 17 people including  5 public service due to lack of enough evidence.

On the other hand during this time after the decision of Appeal of Counter Narcotics Justice Centre the decision of 88 cases issued by Supreme Court’s public security bureau of Islamic Republic of Afghanistan.
The mentioned drug were seized and discovered are as follow:

Heroin (582,846) kilograms
Morphine (129.24) kg
Opium (2072, 932) kg
Cannabis (4950, 601) kg
Methamphetamine (glass) (627,993) kg
Psychedelic tablets (K) (44,852) kg
Acid (5888.55) liters
Solid chemicals (4632, 68) kg
Alcoholic beverages (10860.2) liters
henbane (109734.7) kg
Poppy (610) kg
Unspecified drugs: (9,023) kg

 Provinces with the highest number of crime and drug cases:
During the third quarter of 2020 Kabul province having 61 cases and Nangarhar having 56 cases of drug trafficking are at the top of the list of provinces with high-level cases of smuggling and drug trafficking.

It’s worth mentioning that during the first Quarter in total 109 cases in the link to 146 suspects including 3 women and a foreign citizen faced to crime intoxicating and drug, from all over the country their cases are lodged   to the investigation& Laboratory department of Counter Narcotics Justice Centre.

Based on last  changes to the penalty code of Counter Narcotics,  accordance with Articles 16 and 17 of the Law, fight against alcohol and drugs jurisdiction CNJC  has the authority of interrogation or (handling) at least 1 kilogram of heroin, 10 kilogram of opium, 50 kilogram of hashish, and 200  liter of alcoholic drink , 1 kilogram of Morphine,  10 gram of intoxicating  synthetic substance, 5 liter acid of acetic anhydride, intoxicants and those who  committed more than 50 acres of narcotic substance will be punished base on the law, the  mentioned substances are from all over the country.