Attempts to smuggle heroin by smugglers on the India-Pakistan border at Amritsar have been foiled for 5 consecutive days. The Border Security Force and the Punjab Police launched a joint search operation after receiving information about the movement of drones on the border last night. In which the security forces have seized a crashed drone and heroin worth about Rs 14 crore. Along with this, a packet of heroin has also been recovered from Tarn Taran’s consignment.
According to the information shared by the BSF, this success was achieved in the border village of Bhaini of Amritsar late last evening. A search operation was conducted in the area. Information was received that drone traffic has been seen in the area. After which the area was sealed and a search operation was started. During the search, a broken drone and a yellow packet were recovered from the fields late in the evening.
Consignment tied to the drone
The Chinese-made drone quadcopter found at the Amritsar border was a DJI Movic-3 Classic, with a consignment of heroin tied to it. The drone crashed before delivery. The consignment was opened and weighed after inspection. The total weight of which was 2.146 kg. The international price of which is more than 14 crore rupees.
2.9 kg of heroin recovered from Tarn Taran
Similarly, BSF and Punjab Police recovered a burnt packet during a joint search in Khemkaran of Tarn Taran. When it was opened, 2.9 kg of heroin and 4 rounds of 0.30 bore were recovered. The international price of which is around 21 crore rupees.