BSF recovers over 3 kg heroin, pistol in Punjab's Amritsar

AMRITSAR: The Border Security Force (BSF) recovered over 3 kg of heroin and a pistol in Punjab's Amritsar on Friday.

"Acting on the information from BSF intelligence regarding the presence of a suspected packet in the border area of district Amritsar, BSF troops promptly launched an extensive search operation.

"During the search, the vigilant BSF troops successfully recovered one large packet wrapped with transparent adhesive tape," the BSF posted on X.

The BSF further said, "Two packets wrapped with yellow adhesive tape containing suspected heroin (gross weight - approximately 3.380 Kgs) and one packet wrapped with white polythene sheet containing 01 Pistol with 02 magazines."

"A metal hook and one illumination ball were found attached to the main packet. The recovery took place in a farming field adjacent to the village Kakkar in the district of Amritsar. This significant achievement of weapons and narcotics by BSF is a result of reliable input and highly dedicated efforts by the BSF troops resolute to annihilate the illegal weapon and drug menace from the soil of Punjab," it added.


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