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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 third quarter (September – November 2020)


During the third quarter of 2020, a total of 235 cases of 278 suspects, including 12 women and a Pakistani citizen 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 47  detainees including 4  women, who wanted to smuggle   drug heroin type, using embedded techniques in their body and travel bags from Hamid Karzai International Airport to the Dubai and india  they were 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 60 vehicle, 9 motor bike, 504 self-phone and 12 different weapon are obtained from the smugglers, confiscated as well as the amount of (1085424) Afghani cash and amount of ($256) dollar   were confiscated from the smugglers by the police and were handed over to the final account of Da Afghanistan Bank.

Meanwhile during the third quarter of 2020 from the primary court of counter narcotic 460  suspects including 62  public service and 11  woman were  convicted to sentenced imprisonment in the link to 322 , cases  from three month up to 30 year prison.

In addition, 393 people, including 39 public service officials and 4 women as well as a foreign citizen  have been sentenced to various enforcement sentences in connection with 295 cases by the Appeal court of Counter Narcotics Justice Centre.

During the last three month both primary court and appeal court acquitted 52 people including 17 public service  and a woman 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 126 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 (462,531) kilogram
Morphine (22,28) kg
Opium (558,167) kg
Cannabis (33540) kg
Methamphetamine (glass) (197,582) kg
Psychedelic tablets (K) (7,78) kg
Acid (235,8) liters
Solid chemicals (222) kg
Alcoholic beverages (36558,25) liters
henbane (1365) kg
Poppy (1433) kg
Unspecified drugs: (13,748) kg
Liquid chemical ( 325 ) litter

 Provinces with the highest number of crime and drug cases:
During the third quarter of 2020 Kabul province having 88  cases and Nangarhar having 38 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 second  Quarter in total 259 cases in the link to 352 suspects including 6 women  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.