Published On: Fri, May 19th, 2017

BSF recovers 8 kg heroin in Punjab

Chandigarh: In a joint operation with Punjab Police, the Border Security Force (BSF) seized eight kg of heroin in Punjab’s Gurdaspur sector on Friday, a BSF officer said.

Punjab shares a 553-km barbed-wire fenced border with Pakistan

Based on information from Punjab Police, the joint operation was launched near the border fence in Thakurpur where eight packets of heroin were found, BSF Deputy Inspector General RS Kataria said.

The heroin is worth Rs 40 crore in the international market. The border with Pakistan in Gurdaspur district is about 275 km from here.

Punjab shares a 553-km barbed-wire fenced border with Pakistan.

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