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Tarn Taran seizure: 3 held with 1.6kg heroin airdropped by Pak drone

A police spokesperson said the trio was nabbed from a naka following a tip-off. He said the heroin packets recovered from the accused had three rings attached to it, clearly indicating that it was carried by drone and dropped by unhook mechanism.

The accused have been identified as Gurmeet Singh and Angrej Singh of Wan Tara Singh village, and Balwinder Singh alias Billa of Balehar village in Tarn Taran. (REUTERS)
Published on Sep 16, 2023 01:25 AM IST
By, Amritsar

G20 Summit: Hoax call and party drone keep Delhi police on their toes

Both cases were harmless — while the call about explosives turned out to be a hoax, the drone was being operated to record a birthday celebration

Paramilitary forces patrol outside Jama Masjid in Old Delhi on Saturday. (AP)
Published on Sep 09, 2023 10:01 PM IST

Punjab: Drone with 3.2kg heroin seized near Hussainiwala on Indo-Pak border

Special task force, Ferozepur, in coordination with army and BSF, acted on a tip-off about the drone drop at the border and made the recovery

Security personnel after recovering 3.2kg of heroin from Hussainiwala border in Ferozepur district on Thursday. (HT Photo)
Updated on Aug 24, 2023 04:42 PM IST

Tarn Taran: Drone, 3kg heroin, 30 lakh drug money seized; 3 held

Pakistan smugglers resorting to airdropping drugs during daytime posing a fresh challenge for security forces, say police

It is for the first time that any video of dropping a packet of drugs by Pakistani smugglers into Indian territory has surfaced.
Updated on Aug 24, 2023 12:59 AM IST
ByAnil Sharma, Tarn Taran

3.5-kg heroin seized in 2 Punjab districts; drone recovered in Tarn Taran

Acting on a tip-off, the Border Security Force (BSF) troops and the Punjab Police officials conducted a joint search operation on the outskirts of Lakhna village in Tarn Taran on Sunday

A drone was recovered from a well near the International Border in Tarn Taran district on Sunday. (HT photo)
Updated on Aug 13, 2023 11:13 PM IST
By, Amritsar
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