Drone with 5 kg heroin seized near India-Pakistan border


New Delhi: The Punjab Police in a joint operation with the Border Security Force (BSF) found a drone with more than 5 kg of heroin in a field near the India-Pakistan border in the state’s Tarn Taran district.

The Director General of Police (DGP), Punjab, in a tweet on Friday said, “@TarnTaranPolice in a joint search operation with @BSF_India recovered a Hexacopter drone equipped with modern technology and packages containing 5 kg of #heroin from a location near Indo from fields. -At the border of Pak.

Director General of Police Gaurav Yadav said that the police immediately shared the pinpoint data with the BSF after detecting drone movement on the Indo-Pak border between Thursday and Friday night, as reported by news agency PTI.

Preliminary investigations suggest that the drone was found to have advanced technology and was able to lift quite a lot of weight.

Inspector General of Police Sukhminder Singh Mann said that investigations are on to find out who received this air-dropped heroin.

On Monday (November 28), the BSF shot down two Pakistani drones along the India-Pakistan border in Amritsar and Tarn Taran districts. The two hexacopters transported about 10 kg of heroin, which the soldiers recovered.

In another tweet, Punjab DGP informed that Tarn Taran police and BSF have shot down three cross-border rogue drones and recovered 12 kg of heroin in the last one week.

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