Two drug peddlers arrested in Amritsar, 7.5 kg heroin, arms recovered

Chandigarh: The Amritsar police have busted a drug smuggling racket operating from across the border from Pakistan. Police have arrested two people associated with the gang. The police have seized 7.5 kg heroin, 16 cartridges and a motorcycle from the accused.

In a tweet, the DGP Gaurav Yadav said that in an intelligence led operation against trans-border narcotic smuggling networks, CI-Amritsar has apprehended two persons and seized 7.5 Kg Heroin, 16 live cartridges & 1 Motor-Cycle

Drones were used to transport drugs from Pakistan-based drug smuggler. FIR under #NDPS Act & Arms Act registered at SSOC #Amritsar and Investigations on-going to establish backward & forward linkages, he said.

He said that Punjab police is committed to dismantle the drug networks and make our state drug-free as per the directions of CM Bhagwant Mann.