Heroin worth 2 crore and fake INR recovered
Chandigarh July 7 (UNI) At least 2 kg of heroin worth Rs 2 crore in the international market, along with fake Indian currency of about Rs 4 lakh were found in a polythene bag near village Jodha Bhaini, situated on Indo-Pak Border.
SSP Ferozepur, Arpit Shukla, said during a joint operation by Ferozepur Police and Border Security Force in the Jodha Bhaini village, a bag of polythene was recovered lying under a tree in the field.
A search of the bag revealed 2 Kg heroin and fake Indian currency worth Rs 3,97,000 from the polythene bag. A case under various sections of the NDPS Act and 489 A,B,C, D,E, IPC has been registered against an unknown accused in P S Sadar Jalalabad.
Further investigation of case is in progress and police parties have been dispatched to arrest the accused.
An ongoing operation against smugglers and other criminals in the district had already yielded huge amounts of Poppy Husk and Opium, he said.
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