Heroin worth Rs12 cr seized in Ferozepur

Heroin worth Rs12 cr seized in Ferozepur

Ferozepur, October 20

Sleuths belonging to the 116th Battalion of the BSF have recovered three packets of heroin weighing approximately 2.435 kg along with a pistol, a magazine and four cartridges.

The estimated cost of the recovered heroin is around Rs 12.40 crore in the international market. BSF DIG Surinder Mehta said the consignment was recovered following intelligence inputs. “A search operation was carried out during which the consignment was recovered,” he said.

On October 14, 5 kg heroin worth Rs 25 crore was recovered by the BSF troops. As per information, 453.197 kg heroin worth Rs 2,270 crore has been recovered this year. — OC

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