BSF seizes narcotics in Punjab's Amritsar, Tarn Taran districts

AMRITSAR: The Border Security Force on Friday seized huge quantities of contraband from two Punjab districts, officials here said.

Troops deployed at the India-Pakistan border recovered two stuffed black socks in fields close to the border fencing near Daoke village around 6.30 am, a BSF official said in a statement issued here.

Inspections revealed that the socks contained three packets of heroin weighing about 1.7 kilograms and a Pakistani currency note, he said.

In the second incident, the troops recovered a packet wrapped in yellow adhesive tape during an area domination patrol near Kalash Havelia village in Tarn Taran district around 7.30 am.

The packet contained 1 kilogram of heroin, the official said.


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