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Pakistan is not deterring from its nefarious antics. Drug consignments are being sent continuously in Punjab. At the same time, the ready-made Border Security Force (BSF) personnel thwart the nefarious intentions. Within 24 hours, BSF jawans have foiled the plan of Pakistani smugglers in Fazilka.
Jawans of 66 Battalion of BSF have seized 6.370 kg of heroin, 190 grams of good quality opium and a large number of cartridges worth Rs 38 crore in village Muhar Jamsher. In the night itself, BSF jawans opened fire on the smugglers. But he managed to escape taking advantage of the darkness.
Earlier on Tuesday, BSF caught four packets of heroin kept hidden in the field across the fencing on the outskirts. These packets were kept by Pakistani smugglers, who were picked up by Indian smugglers and brought to this side of the fencing. The weight of the said heroin has been estimated as 3 kg 780 grams. BSF officers started interrogating the farmer from whose farm heroin was found.
According to the officials of BSF Battalion-66, they had received secret information that Pakistani smugglers had hidden consignments of heroin in Indian farms, which were ordered by Indian smugglers. The BSF launched a search operation in the area between Jhangad Bhaini and Ram Singh Wali villages adjacent to the border.
The jawans have found four packets of heroin in a plastic envelope from across the fencing field, three packets with yellow tape and one packet sealed in a plastic envelope. Heroin weighs 3 kg 780 grams.
Fazilka, Punjab| 66 Bn BSF troops, within 24hrs, foiled a Pak-based smugglers’ attempt to smuggle heroin& seized 6.370kg of heroin worth Rs 38cr, 190 gms of fine quality opium& 50 of 7.63 rounds in Muhar Jamsher village. BSF fired on smugglers who ran away due to darkness: BSF pic.twitter.com/wXqlR66rCY
— ANI (@ANI) September 7, 2022