No illegal drug recovered from me: Asif

Updated: 23 June 2008 18:01 IST

Mohammad Asif has claimed that no illegal drug was seized from his possession and that all the tests conducted on him turned out negative.

No illegal drug recovered from me: Asif

Lahore:

Pakistani paceman Mohammad Asif, who returned early on Friday, has claimed that no illegal drug was seized from his possession and that all the tests conducted on him turned out negative.

Pakistani paceman Mohammad Asif returned early on Friday from Dubai saying he was happy to be back home after three weeks under detention in the Gulf emirate on drug charges.

He also thanked the officials of the PCB for supporting him at this juncture.

"No illegal import was found from my custody and all of my medical tests had resulted negative in this connection, talking to media at Lahore airport he justified. I am grateful to Allah on getting back to homeland. The Chairman PCB Dr. Naseem Ashraf and Pakistan Embassy officials cooperated with me at their best," The News quoted him as saying.

He said that I am grateful to Allah on getting back to homeland.

The 25-year-old bowler was held at Dubai airport on June 1 while returning home from a domestic tournament in India, and charged with possessing a small amount of opium.

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