LAHORE: A former employee of PIA, allegedly trying to smuggle heroine abroad, has been arrested in Lahore airport, Geo news reported on late Friday.

According to the Airport Security Force, a former technical ground operator Gulzar Ahmed was set to depart from Lahore to Abu Dhabi via private airline. On suspicion his bags were checked from which 2 kg of heroine were recovered.

The accused has been arrested while the interrogation has also been kicked off.