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BSF, Punjab Police recover over 10 kg heroin

IANS  |  Chandigarh 

BSF troopers have seized nearly 10.5 kg of heroin along the India-border in Punjab's frontier district Ferozepur, BSF officials said on Wednesday.

The heroin, valued at over Rs 52 crore in the international market, was recovered near the border outpost (BoP) Gatti Hayat in district, around 250 km from here.

"Based on the revelations made by two persons who were apprehended by Special Task Force Ludhiana, a special was launched by the troops of and Special Task Force, Ludhiana, Police, in the area...

During the search, seven packets (some 10.5 kg) of contraband heroin was found buried in the field between International Boundary and border security fence, a BSF said.

The BSF has recovered 127.40 kg of heroin along the international boundary with

shares a 553-km international border, with a barbed wire fence, with

--IANS

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First Published: Wed, May 16 2018. 15:34 IST
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