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BSF seizes 8-kg heroin near Fazilka

The Border Security Force caught a farmer with 8-kilogram heroin, besides a firearm, at Jodhwala outpost in Abohar sector on Thursday.

punjab Updated: Sep 02, 2016 11:09 IST
HT Correspondent
Border Security Force officials putting seized heroin and a firearm on display at a frontier area in Fazilka district on Thursday.
Border Security Force officials putting seized heroin and a firearm on display at a frontier area in Fazilka district on Thursday.(HT Photo)

The Border Security Force caught a farmer with 8-kilogram heroin, besides a firearm, at Jodhwala outpost in Abohar sector on Thursday.

A search had been launched after observing suspicious activities of Jagtar Singh of Jodhawala, in Fazilka, said Abohar deputy inspector general (DIG) of police PV Eapen.

The search party recovered a Chinese-made pistol hidden in the area between international border and the border security fence, the BSF DIG has said further.