Security forces on Sunday shot down a six-wing drone in Punjab’s Amritsar close to the India-Pakistan International border and seized 5 kilograms of heroin, officers mentioned.
Two folks had been additionally arrested on this connection whereas they tried to flee, they mentioned.
According to Punjab Police, at round 4 am, a joint patrolling social gathering of the Border Security Force (BSF) and Amritsar Police heard the buzzing sound of a drone and shot it down on the Lopoke space in Kakkar village, and seized 5 kg of heroin.
“In a significant breakthrough, Amritsar Police, in a joint operation with BSF, have recovered a 6-wing drone after firing and bringing it down and seized 5 Kg Heroine from village Kakkar, which is 2 Km from the International border with Pakistan,” the Punjab DGP mentioned in a tweet.
The DGP mentioned that the drone components had been manufactured in US and China.
“2 individuals had been arrested with a complete of 12 rounds fired from AK-47. The drone discovered is assembled, with components manufactured in USA and China,” he added.
Earlier on January 19, two individuals had been arrested after a drone was caught on the Indo-Pak border in Rajasthan’s Sri Ganganagar. BSF seized round 6.150 Kg of Heroin, whereas 3 different individuals managed to abscond.
According to the police, until now all of the smugglers caught in smuggling are from Punjab.
In an analogous incident from Rajasthan’s Sri Ganganagar, 2 had been held for smuggling heroin to India from Pakistan by way of a drone. the incident came about on January 15.
Drones from the Pakistan facet smuggle medicine and ammunition in India.
In one other incident, the Border Security Force (BSF) seized 4 Chinese-made pistols amongst a consignment of weapons dropped by a Pakistani drone in Punjab’s Gurdaspur district on Wednesday.
The consignment which included 4 Chinese-made pistols, eight magazines and 47 dwell rounds was recovered from Uncha Takala village in Gurdaspur on the intervening night time of Tuesday and Wednesday.
(Except for the headline, this story has not been edited by NDTV employees and is revealed from a syndicated feed.)
Featured Video Of The Day
Akshay Kumar, Emraan Hashmi, Nushrratt And Diana Penty Launched Selfiee Trailer In Style