2-kg heroin ‘dropped by Pakistan drone’ seized near international border
2-kg heroin allegedly dropped by a Pakistan drone was recovered by Amritsar police from a field in Bachiwind village along the India-Pakistan border.
The Amritsar rural police on Tuesday recovered 2-kg heroin allegedly dropped by a Pakistan drone, from a field in Bachiwind village situated along the India-Pakistan border.
According to information, a team of the Lopoke police was patrolling in various border villages in search of miscreants. The team got a tip-off that a suspected packet of drugs was lying in a field owned by one Sahib Singh.
The team went to the spot and recovered the packet which was covered in a yellow adhesive tape. When the packet was opened, 2 kg and 80 gm of heroin was recovered from it.
Lopoke station house officer (SHO) Karampal said as per preliminary investigation, the packet was dropped by a drone from across the border.
The police have registered a case against some unidentified persons under various sections of the NDPS Act at Lopoke police station.