Heroin worth Rs 5 crore seized

Heroin worth Rs 5 crore seized

The Special Operation Cell of Punjab Police here today arrested a person and seized one kg of heroin worth Rs five crore in the international market from his possession.

On a tip-off, Heera Singh, a resident of neighbouring district Tarn Taran, was arrested with the contraband, Assistant Inspector General (AIG) of SOC Manminder Singh said.

During the investigation, the accused revealed that the consignment of heroin was recently smuggled from Pakistan for sale in the local market, Singh said.