Punjab Police arrest three smugglers
Posted on Aug 21 2014 | IANS
Tarn Taran (Punjab), Aug 21 : Punjab Police arrested three smugglers in Tarn Taran district and recovered two kg heroin from their possession, police said Thursday.
The smugglers were intercepted on a highway following a tip-off. Police also recovered a 9 mm pistol, ammunition and a Pakistani SIM card from their possession.
The recovered heroin is valued at Rs.10 crore in the international market, police said.
Tarn Taran district is situated along the India-Pakistan border. The border belt is prone to heroin smuggling from Pakistan.