Pakistani smuggler shot dead along IB in Amritsar; heroin, arms seized
Officials stated there was particular details about the motion of Pakistani smugglers in the direction of the Indian territory with consignment of medicine.
A Pakistani smuggler who crossed over to India with round 22kg of heroin was shot dead along the International Border (IB) in Amritsar 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 the direction of the Indian territory with consignment of medicine.
Acting on the enter, Punjab police crew led by SSP Dhruv Dahiya along with Border Security Force (BSF) troops launched a joint operation on the Kakkar border outpost.
During the operation, motion of a Pakistani smuggler was observed. The smuggler fired on the Indian troops and was shot dead once they returned the fireplace, a senior police official stated.
A complete search operation was launched on the spot on the Indo-Pak border of the Indian aspect, the place troops seized 22 packets of heroin, weighing a complete of about 22kg, two AK47 assault rifles, 4 magazines, one cell phone with Pakistani SIM card, moreover Pakistani Rs.210, police stated.
During preliminary investigation, it was discovered that the smuggler was identified to his two Indian counterparts who had been residents of Gurdaspur district and had 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 underneath progress to disclose actual function for which the seized consignment was being smuggled to India.