BSF seize packet of suspected heroin in Amritsar

AMRITSAR: The Border Security Force (BSF) has seized a packet of suspected heroin in the Nagalamb Village of Punjab's Amritsar district, an official release said on Friday.

According to an official release from the Public Relations Officer (PRO), "The BSF intelligence unit reported suspicious movement involving two unidentified individuals carrying narcotics in the border area of Amritsar district on March 28, 2024."

"Responding promptly, BSF troops reached the scene, but the suspects managed to flee. Despite their escape, BSF troops conducted a thorough search and recovered one packet with a gross weight of 1.140 kg suspected to contain heroin, wrapped in brown adhesive tape, near Shamshan Ghat, Village Nagalamb in Amritsar," read the release.

Through reliable information and the vigilance of BSF troops, another attempt to smuggle narcotics across the Punjab border was thwarted, it added.


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