Border Security Force (BSF) claimed to have seized two kilograms of heroin in the area of responsibility of Border Out Post Kalash, 191 Battalion BSF, Sector Ferozepur, on Tuesday late evening.
In a release, BSF claimed that a search operation was carried out by BSF troops in between Border Security Fence and International border, and two kg heroine were recovered from fields ahead of Border Security Fence.
“Jawans posted at the out post during a search operation along the International Border found the two bottles each carrying 1 kg of heroin,” BSF Punjab Frontier IG Mukul Goel said.
He said the heroin seized is worth around Rs 10 crore in the international market.
This year, about 8.9 kg heroin has been recovered by the force from the border area, Goel said.
(with agency inputs)