Heroin worth Rs 10 crore recovered near zero line in Punjab

Ferozepur, February 24, 2021

Working swiftly on the tip-off from the special informer with ASI Jatinder Singh, 2 kg heroin dumped in the standing wheat crop fields was recovered, in a joint operation by Counter Intelligence staff and BSF jawans.

Giving this information, Ajay Maluja, AIG, Counter Intelligence said, a joint operation was carried out by CI and BSF on a tip-off, by the team and during the search two packets containing 2 kg heroin was recovered from the spotted place, from near Zero Line on the Indian side, Border Area Operation-BOP, Kasso Ke under Saddar Police Station, kept hiding, in the standing wheat crop fields.

He said the international value of the heroin is around Rs. 10 crore.

It is a routine trend of smuggling on the international border because of the allurement of money. Even the porter is paid a handsome amount.  We have the name of the accused person with us and verifying the facts to proceed with further action.