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BSF seizes 10-kg heroin in Abohar

The seized 10kg heroin is worth Rs 53.70 crore in the international market.

punjab Updated: Aug 30, 2017 19:47 IST
HT Correspondent
HT Correspondent
Hindustan Times, Ferozepur
The troops found 10 packets of the contraband during a search at dawn.
The troops found 10 packets of the contraband during a search at dawn.(HT Photo)
         

The BSF on Wednesday seized 10kg heroin worth Rs 53.70 crore in the international market near the Shamaske border outpost in Abohar sector.

“BSF troops on duty near the International Border heard suspicious sounds around 4 am but could see nothing due to bad weather. The troops alerted sentries posted nearby but the suspects ran away by taking advantage of the bad weather,” BSF deputy inspector general RS Kataria.

During a search at dawn, the troops found 10 packets of the contraband.

First Published: Aug 30, 2017 19:44 IST

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