Incident in Raisinghnagar area of Sriganganagar
The firing incident took place around five in the morning on Sunday
This is the third time in the month of January when heroin has come from across the border.
Shri Ganga Nagar. Heroin has been dropped once again through drones by smugglers from Pakistan across the border in Raisinghnagar area of Shri Ganganagar, Rajasthan. Car-borne smugglers who came to take delivery of heroin from Pakistan via drone fired at Border Security Force personnel. Later tried to run away from the spot. In response, BSF jawans also fired 16 rounds on the smugglers’ car. BSF has arrested two smugglers along with three packets of heroin from the spot.
According to the information, the incident took place at around 5 am on Sunday. The weight of heroin seized from smugglers is said to be 6 kg 250 grams. BSF and local police are engaged in search of two absconding smugglers. Blockade has been done jointly by the police and BSF. At the same time, the vehicle of smugglers has been found in an abandoned condition on the banks of the canal near village 62RB. 1 mobile dongle, smugglers’ clothes and other items have been found in smugglers’ vehicle found in abandoned condition. The two smugglers who managed to escape have not been traced yet.
Heroin has been recovered for the third time in the month of January.
It is worth mentioning that on January 10 also, a local farmer had found 5 suspicious packets in unclaimed condition in a field of village Sundarpura 1R under Kesrisinghpur police station area of Sriganganagar. There was five kg of heroin in them. On the other hand, on January 5, 3 packets of heroin were recovered in unclaimed condition from the farmer’s field in village Lakha Hakam area of Raisinghnagar police station area. There was heroin in them too. Both the cases are being investigated by the Narcotics Control Bureau.
Local smugglers have teamed up with Pakistani smugglers across the border
For a long time, the cases of heroin smuggling are continuously increasing on the India-Pakistan border. BSF has seized heroin many times in the border areas. Smugglers have also been caught many times. The local smugglers of this area have met the smugglers of Pakistan across the border. Local smugglers supply heroin in Punjab to be transported through drones to the Indian border. After increasing cases of smuggling through drones, BSF has increased its vigilance.
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FIRST PUBLISHED : January 15, 2023, 16:11 IST