The figures included in the Report are from the Islamic Year 1393 (March 21st 2014 to March 20st 2015)
Numbers of people investigated, prosecuted and convicted by CJTF:
Since the start of 1393, staff of the Criminal Justice Task Force (CJTF) has continued to work tirelessly to present a credible deterrence to those involved in the production and distribution of narcotics in Afghanistan.
There has been a clear and intense focus on the role of the CJTF in not only arresting and prosecuting alleged drug traffickers, but also ensuring that the rights of those arrested are fully respected and they are given a fair and open trial.
CJTF Investigation and Laboratory Department:
The CJTF Investigation and Laboratory Dept is the first department at the CJTF to receive the cases sent by the Counter Narcotics Police of Afghanistan (CNPA) and other law enforcement organizations (LEOs) from across Afghanistan.
In 2014, the CJTF Investigation and Laboratory Dept received 529 serious narcotics and intoxicating drinks cases including 733 suspects from the across the country and also 115 suspect-less cases from the across the country. As part of these cases 13 public officials, 4 foreigner nationals from Iran, Turkey and Pakistan and also 18 females were among the suspects whose primary investigation was completed and sent to the CJTF Prosecution Department for further investigation.
In 2014, the CJTF Investigation and Laboratory Dept developed 8 narco-cases with great skill and bravery which lead to the arrest of 11 suspects. After completing their investigation, the cases were sent to the CJTF Prosecution Department for further investigation.
The total quantities of seized drugs along with their cases were sent to the CJTF Investigation and Laboratory Dept within the last year, are as follows:
More than 3 tonnes heroin
More than 6 tonnes morphine
More than 62 tonnes opium
More than 31.5 tonnes hashish
More than 24 tonnes solid chemical precursors
More than 707,103 liters liquid precursors
More than 29,208 liters Alcohol
Beside the destruction of 20 drug processing laboratories, 79 different kinds of weapons with 4, 113 bullets, 2 rockets, 16 grenades, 12 transmittals, 587 cell-phones, and also 285 different kinds of vehicles were seized and detected by security and detective organizations.
CJTF General Prosecution Directorate:
In 2014, the CJTF Prosecution Directorate successfully completed the investigation and prosecution of 775 serious narcotics and intoxicating drinks cases based on the Law against intoxicating drinks and narcotics which they received from CJTF ILD. Within this period, the CJTF General Prosecution Directorate pursued and completed the investigation and prosecution of 711 cases of narcotic drugs and intoxicating drinks and also 64 cases are under investigation and prosecution process.
Within Islamic year 1393, the CJTF Prosecution Directorate confiscated the following money from drug traffickers seized during anti-narcotic operations: 2,026,621 Afghanis, 10,820 US Dollars, 10,516,320 Pakistani Rupees, 795,700 Iran Toman, and also 53, 200 Indian Rupees.
The above mentioned amounts were detected and seized by detective organizations. All money have been handed over and deposited at Da Afghanistan Bank.
It is worth saying that during 1393, large quantities of narcotic drugs and intoxicating drinks have been seized from drug traffickers by security and detective organizations. After their arson orders had been issued by authorized courts, the seized narcotics have been burned in the presence of high ranking government official, foreign guests and national and international media.
In the aforementioned period, Nangarhar, Kabul and Kandahar provinces are on top of the CJTF list, Nangarhar by having 92 cases, Kabul by having 89 and Kandahar by having 52 cases.