Ferozepur, February 8: The sleuths belonging to 136 Battalion of BSF have recovered 2 Kg heroin worth Rs. 10 crore near border out post Old Mohammadi Wala in Ferozepur sector. Sandip Channan, DIG BSF said that on intervening night of February 7/8, the jawans deputed near the BOP heard some suspicious noise. Later, a search operation was carried out following which two packets of heroin were recovered. It is pertinent to mention here that the price of the recovered consignment is Rs. 10 crores in the international market.
On January 17, five packets of heroin worth Rs. 25 crores were recovered near BOP Rajo Ke during a search operation. On January 15, two packets of heroin weighing one Kg worth Rs. 5 crores was recovered from an area near border out post Kassoke .
With this seizure, the BSF have recovered 58.075 Kg heroin this year. In 2019, the BSF had recovered 227.55 kg heroin during various operations along the border.