A Pakistani smuggler who crossed over to India with round 22 kg of heroin was shot useless alongside the Worldwide Border (IB) right here in a joint operation of the Punjab police and the BSF, officers stated.
They stated there was particular details about the motion of Pakistani smugglers in direction of the Indian territory with consignment of medication.
Performing on the enter, Punjab police staff led by SSP Dhruv Dahiya together with Border Safety Power (BSF) troops launched a joint operation on the Kakkar border outpost.
Through the operation, motion of a Pakistani smuggler was observed. The smuggler fired on the Indian troops and was shot useless once they returned the hearth, a senior police official stated.
A complete search operation was launched on the spot on the Indo-Pak border of the Indian facet, the place troops seized 22 packets of heroin, weighing a complete of about 22 kilogram, two AK 47 assault rifles, four magazines, one cell phone with Pakistani SIM card, in addition to Rs. 210 in Pakistani forex, police stated.
Throughout preliminary investigation, it was discovered that the smuggler was identified to his two Indian counterparts who have been residents of Gurdaspur district and have been presently at Belgium and allegedly concerned in anti-India actions on the behest of Pakistan’s ISI company, the SSP stated.
Police stated by way of investigation is below progress to disclose actual objective for which the seized consignment was being smuggled to India.
(With PTI inputs)