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Over 281 kg heroin seized along Punjab border this yr

PTI | Last Updated: Monday, December 2, 2013 - 15:31

Jalandhar: 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.
At 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.

First Published: Monday, December 2, 2013 - 15:31

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