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BSF seizes 11 kg of heroin from Punjab border

Jalandhar, Nov 6 (UNI) Alert troops of the Border Security Forces on Saturday thwarted another attempt of anti national elements and Pakistan based smugglers to supply drugs to their counterparts in India.
A spokesperson of the Punjab Frontier Headquarter of the BSF here said that the troops seized contraband suspected to be heroin from the area of responsibility of 52 Bn of the BSF in Abohar. He said that while performing operational duties in the area under the 52 Bn recovered 11 packets of contraband suspected to be heroin weighing 11 kg which were found concealed inside the paddy fields which was recovered while the farmer was harvesting the crop, he added.
The value of the seized heroin is said to be Rs 55 crore in the international market.
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20 Jan 2022 | 10:33 PM

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20 Jan 2022 | 10:04 PM

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UP Congress changes 29 district chiefs just before assembly polls

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