Heroin smuggled from Pakistan seized at Indo-Pak border village Naushera Dhalla

Amritsar, January 10 -Border Security Force (BSF)  have seized  around above 2 kilogram heroin (drug) which was smuggled to India from the Pakistan side through Indo-Pak border village  Naushera Dhalla  which has stone throw distance to Pakistan from the Indian side.

Naushera Dhalla  border village falls in the Tarn Taran district.

In a statement issued here, BSF official said that on 10th Jan’ 2022 during morning hours, amidst dense foggy conditions, BSF  troops deployed on border observed movement of smugglers ahead of border fence and also heard dropping sound of something thrown over on towards own side of fencing in the area falling near Village – Naushera Dhalla, District – Tarn Taran.

In prompt action, BSF troops fired towards the smugglers, but the smugglers managed to escape taking advantage of dense fog.

Further, during search of the area, BSF troops recovered 04 packets of narcotics ( Heroin) (Gross wt – 2.110 Kgs) wrapped in yellow adhesive tape.

There was no arrest so far as investigation is still underway, said the official.