BSF recovers 2 kg heroin worth 10 crore in Ferozepur
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.punjab Updated: Jan 25, 2017 15:58 IST
Border Security Force (BSF) claimed to haveseizedtwo kilograms ofheroinin the area of responsibility ofBorderOutPostKalash,191BattalionBSF, SectorFerozepur, on Tuesday late evening.
In a release, BSF claimed that asearch operation was carried out by BSFtroopsin betweenBorder SecurityFenceandInternational border, and two kg heroine wererecoveredfrom fieldsaheadof 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)
First Published: Jan 25, 2017 09:41 IST