Heroin haul worth rs 25 cr


Staff member
Amritsar November 16:

The Special Operation Cell of Punjab Police has recovered heroin worth Rs 25 crore in the international black market, one AK-47 assault rifle, five magazines, 130 live cartridges and two Pakistani SIM cards at the border village of Ghamran in Ajnala sector, police said. The seized items had been smuggled into India from Pakistan.

Assistant Inspector General, SOC, Manminder Singh said police received specific information regarding two notorious Pakistani smugglers entering Indian territory. They were spotted by police and fled away from the spot leaving behind the consignment of drugs and ammunition, he said.

Deputy Superintendent of Police Navjot Singh Mahal led the operation which recovered the consignment. Police have registered a case under Sections 21/25/29/61/85 Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act and Sections 25/54/59 Arms Act. Search operations are being carried out with help of local police to nab the absconding persons.