On Wednesday, the Border Security Force (BSF) and Punjab police recovered contraband drugs in a joint operation on the outskirts of Village Ranian, District Amritsar.
“During the morning hours on Wednesday, on specific information regarding the presence of a consignment of contraband items, a joint search operation was launched by BSF and Punjab Police on the outskirts of Village Ranian, Distt Amritsar,” according to a press release from the BSF.
“Further, during a search at about 07:45 AM, troops recovered two packets of contraband items suspected to be heroin (gross weight, appx. 1 kg) wrapped with white adhesive tape, a metallic ring and a luminous strip attached to the consignment from a farming field near Vill – Ranian,” the press release went on to say.
Another nefarious smuggling attempt was foiled by the combined efforts of the BSF and Punjab Police.
Previously, the Border Security Force Punjab Frontier, India’s first line of defense, intercepted a Pakistani drone and recovered a pistol as well as 5.240 kg of heroin from Pakistan in Village Chak Allah Baksh, District Amritsar.