BSF seizes 11 kg heroin in Punjab

Amritsar, Sep 2 : The Border Security Force (BSF) Monday recovered nearly 11 kg of heroin in this Punjab district bordering Pakistan, officials said.

BSF officials said that the seizure was made in Bhikiwind area, 30 km from here. Pakistani smugglers, who allegedly pushed the drugs consignment from the Pakistan side late Sunday night, escaped under the cover of darkness.

The heroin is worth nearly Rs.55 crore in the international market. No arrests have been made.

--IANS (Posted on 02-09-2013)

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