About eight and a half kilograms of heroin has been recovered near the India-Pakistan border in Gurdaspur, Punjab. The Border Security Force and Punjab Police personnel have achieved this success during a joint operation. Made in Pakistan is written in the heroin packet.
On Friday, the Border Security Force (BSF) and Punjab Police have achieved major success in nabbing eight and a half kilograms of heroin sent in sacks filled with diapers in Indian territory by Pakistani smugglers crossing the Ravi river. In BOP Rosa of 89 Battalion under BSF Sector Gurdaspur, BSF DIG Prabhakar Joshi and SSP Dr. Nanak Singh jointly told that in the BOP Rosa area, Pak smugglers crossed the Ravi river and sacked eight packets of heroin with Pak mark in India area. I had filled it and hid it in the bushes. BSF and Punjab Police have recovered this consignment during a joint operation. Its weight is eight kilos 580 grams.
DIG Prabhakar Joshi said that in the place where Pakistani smugglers had hidden heroin, some bushes were tied and marked. There is also the Balasar Post of Pakistan and the Tower of Pak Rangers nearby. Despite this, Pakistani smugglers are sending consignments of heroin to Indian territory. BSF jawans have foiled their efforts from time to time.
SSP Dr. Nanak Singh said that Punjab Police personnel involved in this operation would be rewarded and Indian smugglers would be investigated and arrested. Punjab Police will not spare those who sell and smuggle drugs. On this occasion, BSF Commandant Pradeep Kumar, Anand Singh, Deputy Commandant Sunil Kumar, SP Harvinder Singh, DSP Bharat Bhushan, SHO Sarabjit Singh, Sub Inspector Kiranjot, Havildar Gurmeet Singh, Reader Hardeep Singh were also present.