BSF seizes 4 kg heroin near Indo-Pak border

Amritsar: Four kilogram heroin smuggled in from Pakistan was seized near the Indo-Pak border on Monday, a senior BSF official said.

BSF DIG, RK Kataria said the heroin was seized near the Pulmoran Border Out Post in Amritsar Sector, near the Attari-Wagah border.

Giving details, he said BSF troops heard some suspicious sound on the other side of the barbed fence early on Monday but nothing could be observed due to dense fog.

Subsequently, a special search operation was launched and BSF troops recovered four packets, of one kg each, of heroin lying in between the International Border and the barbed fence.

Further investigation is on to find out the receiver who was supposed to take the consignment on the Indian side.