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Maximum drug seizures along Indo-Pak border in Punjab: Govt

Maximum instances of drug seizures in states bordering Pakistan have been recorded in Punjab in the last three years, Government informed Parliament on Wednesday.

india Updated: Mar 11, 2015, 23:46 IST
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Maximum instances of drug seizures in states bordering Pakistan have been recorded in Punjab in the last three years, Government informed Parliament on Wednesday.

While a total of 119 cases were detected in Punjab during the years of 2012-2014, the corresponding figures for otherstates along Indo-Pakistan border stood at eight for Jammu and Kashmir, six in Rajasthan while no case was registered in Gujarat during the same time period.

Minister of State for Home Affairs Haribhai Parathibhai Chaudhary said drugs, in these instances, were "sourced fromPakistan" as he replied this in a written reply in Rajya Sabha.

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