11-kg heroin seized from two spots along Pak border
BSF MEN STUMBLED UPON SOME YELLOW PACKETS NEAR THE BORDER OUTPOST JAGDISH UNDER THE HUSSAINIWALA BORDER SECTOR
FEROZEPUR/AMRITSAR: The Border Security Force (BSF) personnel seized about 11-kg suspected heroin from near two border outposts, one in Ferozepore and the other in Amritsar’s Attari sector.
The BSF jawans seized 4.68-kg heroin from near a border outpost in Ferozepur on Friday.
The contraband recovered after the BSF men stumbled upon some yellow packets near the border outpost (BOP) Jagdish, under the Hussainiwala border sector. A total of eight packets containing 4.68-kg suspected heroin were found, official sources said.
In the second incident, personnel of the 138 Battalion of the force recovered 6.5-kg heroin during a search operation near the Daoke outpost in Attari town, around 30 km from Amritsar. “The patrolling team seized seven packets of suspected heroin, weighing 6.5 kg, from a field near the fence,” a BSF official said.
MOGA MAN HELD WITH 70GM HEROIN
MOGA: As part of a special campaign against drug smugglers, police have arrested a 40-yearold resident, Sukhwant Singh, of Ahata Badan Singh, with 70gm heroin.
Senior superintendent of police (SSP) Gurpreet Singh Toor said, “Two DSPS led a team of 200 officials and conducted a search operation at the hideout of suspected smugglers under the jurisdiction of City-2 police.”
Sukhwant has been booked under Sections 21, 61 and 85 of the NDPS Act.
Toor added that 21 cases were registered under the 15-day campaign that started on September 1 and ended on September 15.
“We have arrested 24 persons, nabbed 122-gm heroin, 1kg opium, 1.8kg drug power and 1,175 drug tablets over the past 15 days,” the SSP added.