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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.

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