1. Heroin hidden in cylindrical pin seized in Ferozepur sector

Heroin hidden in cylindrical pin seized in Ferozepur sector

The Border Security Force has seized 290 grams of heroin, innovatively concealed in a cylindrical coupling pin, near the border fence in Ferozepur sector here.

By: | Ferozepur | Updated: June 3, 2017 5:56 PM
Heroin seize, heroine smuggling, herione seized in ferozepur sector,  ferozepur, BSF, BSF herion seize Earlier this week, BSF seized half a kg of heroin, hidden in foot-long two iron rods, in Ferozepur sector, and 1.30 kg of the contraband from a tractor’s drawbar in Abohar. (PTI)

The Border Security Force has seized 290 grams of heroin, innovatively concealed in a cylindrical coupling pin, near the border fence in Ferozepur sector here. The device, which is 33 cm long with a diameter of 4 cm, was found yesterday by the troops near the Wan border outpost. With this recovery, a total of 91.941 kg of heroin has been seized this year. Smugglers are trying to stay one step ahead of security forces by using new ways to push drugs.

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Earlier this week, BSF seized half a kg of heroin, hidden in foot-long two iron rods, in Ferozepur sector, and 1.30 kg of the contraband from a tractor’s drawbar in Abohar. A drawbar is a solid coupling between a hauling vehicle and its load. It is also used with farm implements. In April, BSF personnel recovered over 2 kg of heroin hidden in a pair of sandals and a soft drink bottle in Ferozepur and Amritsar sectors.

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