BSF nabs farmer on Punjab border with heroin
Chandigarh, July 14 : BSF troopers apprehended a farmer along the India-Pakistan border in Punjab's Ferozepur district and recovered nearly 700 grams of heroin from him, a Border Security Force spokesman said on Saturday.
The BSF security recovered one packet of contraband from him which was later found to be 700 grams of heroin, valued at Rs 3.5 crore in the international market.
The BSF questioned him later.
The BSF has recovered over 162.66 kg of heroin, valued at over Rs 812 crore, in Punjab sector so far this year.
Punjab shares a 553-km long barbed wire fenced border with Pakistan.