Heroin packet recovered near India-Pakistan border in Punjab’s Amritsar

Five small packets of heroin were recovered from the bag by Border Security Force (BSF), in Amritsar sector on April 28, 2023.
| Photo Credit: ANI

Border Security Force (BSF) troops on April 29 recovered a packet of heroin from a field near the India-Pakistan border in Punjab’s Amritsar, an official said.

Acting on a tip-off, the BSF personnel launched a search operation on the outskirts of Hardo Rattan village in Amritsar, the official said in a statement. 

During the search, the troops recovered a 1.5-kilogramme packet of narcotic substance wrapped with yellow adhesive tape from an agriculture field in the village, he said. 

The packet was discovered during reaping of straw after wheat harvesting. 


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