Bharopal (India-Pakistan Border), September 14 (ANI): Border Security Force personnel recovered two kilograms of heroin worth rupees 100 million on Sunday night.
No arrests have been made as yet, as the haul was thrown from Pakistan side of the border on the Indian side.
The incident occurred two days after five rockets were lobbed from the Pakistan side of the border into villages of Punjab's Attari sector in Amrtisar district.
According to the available information, last night Pakistani smugglers tried to push in two kg of the contraband valued at Rs. 10 crore in Bop Bharopal chownki of Amritsar sector of the India-Pakistan Border.
The incident came to light when BSF security personnel of 41 Battalion deployed near Gate No. 118 of the barbed fence saw some smugglers moving near the International Border on Sunday night.
On being challenged by the Indian security personnel, the smugglers fled towards the Pakistan territory by taking advantage of darkness.
Later, during a thorough search operation of the area on Monday morning led to the recovery of two packets of heroin of one kilogram each near the border outpost of Bharopal.
Each packet bore a marking of 555 over it.
Notably after the rocket attack from Pakistan side, the officials of the BSF lodged a complaint with Pakistani security force to stop such type of operation from their soil.
However, in a flag meeting, on Monday morning Mohammad Aquil, Deputy Inspector General of the Border Security Force lodged another complaint with Brigadier Kamran of Pakistan Ranger at the Wagah land route regarding smuggling attempts from Pakistani side.
Brigadier Kamran reportedlycame with the bullet shells fired from the Indian side in retaliation to the rocket fired from Pakistani side on September 12 night.
DIG BSF also showed the leftovers of the rockets fired from Pakistan side. (ANI)