Ferozepur (Punjab), Aug 21 (ANI): Border Security Force (BSF) personnel guarding the international border with Pakistan seized two kilograms of heroin from smugglers near India-Pakistan border.
The drug runners were trying to smuggle the narcotic substance into India.his was disclosed by Rajesh Gupta, Deputy Inspector General, Border Security Force (BSF) Ferozepur on Thursday.
"We have arrested smugglers who had come from Pakistan and they have been handed over to the Narcotics Control Bureau in Chandigarh," he added.
He also mentioned that on receiving a tip-off, the BSF personnel laid a trap and rounded up four smugglers, 300 yards inside the Indian border.
Two packets of heroin valued at millions of rupees were recovered from them.
Presently, sustained interrogating to ascertain their network and other links is being carried out by the sleuths of NCB (Narcotics Control Board).
As for the records this year, the BSF has seized 36.5 kilograms of heroin from being smuggled through India. (ANI)