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Police recover 3 kg heroin from quadcopter drone in Punjab's Taran Tarn

Written by  Shgun S -- December 04th 2022 03:11 PM
Police recover 3 kg heroin from quadcopter drone in Punjab's Taran Tarn

Police recover 3 kg heroin from quadcopter drone in Punjab's Taran Tarn

Taran Tarn (Punjab), December 4: In a joint operation with the Border Security Force (BSF), Punjab Police on Sunday recovered an unmanned aerial vehicle carrying contraband drugs near the Valtoha Police Station in Taran Tarn district of Punjab, officials said.

Taking to Twitter DGP Punjab Police stated, "carrying on the special drive against trans-border smuggling networks, @TarnTaranPolice and #BSF, in a joint operation, have recovered a quadcopter drone with 3 Kg #Heroin during a search in the area of PS Valtoha, #TarnTaran." Further investigation into this matter is underway.


Earlier on Saturday, the Border Security Force (BSF) foiled a nefarious attempt by anti-national elements to smuggle contraband with the recovery of suspected heroin, arms and ammunition that were being smuggled by a drone entering from the Pakistani side in the area near Churiwala Chusti village in Fazilka district of Punjab.

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According to the BSF, they recovered three 3 packets, containing 7.5 kgs of suspected heroin, a pistol, two magazines and 50 rounds of 9 mm ammunition.

The BSF troops deployed at the border heard the buzzing sound of suspected flying object or drone entering from Pakistan into Indian territory in the area near Churiwala Chusti village.

As per the set drill, the troops tried to intercept the suspected flying object by firing. The whole area was cordoned off and Police and concerned sister agencies were informed.

Further, BSF troops chased the sound of the drone and reached an agricultural field near the village, where BSF troops again fired in the direction of the drone.

- ANI

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