Over 281 kg heroin seized along Punjab border this year

Dec 02, 2013, 09:54 IST | Agencies

Heroin smuggling along the international border in Punjab has been on the rise with over 281 kg of the contraband seized from the state's border belt adjoining Pakistan this year

On an average, 25.5 kg heroin was seized every month from the Punjab Frontier by Border Security Force troopers this year, BSF Punjab frontier IG Ajay Kumar Tomar said.

"About 281.05 kg heroin worth Rs 1,405 crore in the international market was seized this year. Last year, over 278 kg of the contraband had been seized by BSF," he added.  

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