Ferozepur, December 30(P2P) :
BSF troops in the Ferozepur sector recovered 5.190 kg of heroin after they intercepted drug smugglers on the international border with Pakistan.
In early hours of Monday, a BSF patrol saw some movement ahead of the barbed wire fence. On being challenged the intruders, believed to be drug runners, ditched their consignment and made a getaway taking advantage of fog and undulating terrain.
On searching the area, the troops found 10 packets of heroin weighing 5.190 kg. The value of the captured substance is more than Rs.25 crores in International market.