The BSF seized heroin and weapons and ammunition along the Indo-Pak border in Punjab on Wednesday, allegedly pushed in by the Pakistan-based smugglers, officials said.
An official statement in Amritsar said BSF forces observed suspicious movements in front of the border fence in the Ferozepur sector early in the morning.
A search was launched in the suspected area, during which six packs of heroin weighing almost 6.3 kilograms and bound in yellow packaging, a pistol, a magazine and 50 bullets were recovered.
In ongoing battle against wpn and drugs, BSF Tps 03 thwarted attempts to smuggle contraband and seized about 7.4kg of suspected heroin, 02 pistol and 55 shots in Ferozepur and Amritsar sector #BSFAagainstDrugs#BSFAagainstWeaponspic.twitter.com/jSD0owlklh
— BSF PUNJAB BORDER (@BSF_Punjab) January 12, 2022
In another incident in the same sector, a pack of heroin weighing more than 1 kilogram was seized during a house search.
In the third incident, one pistol, one magazine and five cartridges were recovered in the Amritsar sector along the border, it said.