Punjab: 2 drones, one-kg heroin recovered from villages along India-Pak border

NewsDrum Desk
17 Nov 2023
New Update

Chandigarh, Nov 17 (PTI) Two drones and more than one kilogram of heroin were recovered near the India-Pakistan border in Punjab's Tarn Taran, Amritsar and Ferozepur districts on Friday, a BSF official said.


Acting on specific information, Border Security Force (BSF) and Punjab Police personnel conducted a search operation on the outskirts of Kalash Havelian village in Tarn Taran, he said.

A China-made quadcopter was recovered from a field during the operation, the official said.

In Amritsar, BSF personnel recovered another broken drone and a packet of 550 gm of heroin from a field near Rattan Khurd village, the official said.

In a third incident, BSF personnel, in a joint search operation with the Punjab Police, found a 500 grams of heroin in a packet from a field in Bhakara village in Ferozepur, he said. PTI CHS ANB ANB