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BSF seizes 4 kg heroin near Indo-Pak border

PTI
Published : Jan 30, 2017, 3:49 pm IST
Updated : Jan 30, 2017, 3:49 pm IST

BSF DIG, R K Kataria said that the heroin was seized at Border Out Post Pulmoran in Amritsar Sector, near Attari/Wagah border.

(Photo: ANI/Twitter)
 (Photo: ANI/Twitter)

Amritsar: Four kilogram of heroin, which was being smuggled into India from Pakistan, was seized by the Border Security Force personnel near the Indo-Pak border early this morning, a senior official said.

BSF DIG, R K Kataria said that the heroin was seized at Border Out Post Pulmoran in Amritsar Sector, near Attari/Wagah border.

Giving details of the incident, he said early today, BSF troops heard some suspicious sound on the other side of the barbed fence, but due to dense fog nothing was visible.

Subsequently, a special search operation was launched during which BSF troops recovered four packets of one kg each of heroin lying ahead of border fence in between international border and the barbed fence.

Further investigation was under progress to find out the accused receiver who was supposed to take the consignment on the Indian side.

Tags: indo-pak border, heroin, bsf
Location: India, Punjab, Amritsar