Heroin worth Rs 30 mn seized from international border

Wednesday 25th February 2015 06:47 EST

Jalandhar: Border Security Force (BSF) seized heroin weighing 580 gram, worth around Rs 30 million in the international market, from near a border out post at the international border, a senior official said. BSF's Jalandhar-based Punjab frontier Inspector General Anil Paliwal said that during the routine patrolling, BSF personnel found a pair of slippers and a packet containing the narcotics from the Amritsar sector of the international border. The weight of recovered heroin is 580 gram and its worth in the international market is around Rs 29 million, he added. BSF has so far recovered around 39.8 kg of smuggled heroin in Punjab, he said.

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