Punjab Police, BSF arrest 2 drug cartel kingpins, seize 31 kg heroin

Apart from the heroin, the police have also recovered a car and two mobile phones from their possession.

AgenciesUpdated: Saturday, January 07, 2023, 05:15 PM IST
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Punjab Police, BSF arrest 2 drug cartel kingpins, seize 31.02 kg heroin | Representative pic/ ANI

Punjab Police and BSF in a joint operation arrested two drug cartel kingpins and seized 31.02 kg of heroin, the state police chief said on Saturday.

"In a major breakthrough against trans-border narcotic smuggling networks @FazilkaPolice & #BSF have jointly arrested 2 drug cartel kingpins engaged in drug trafficking on massive scale and recovered 31.02 Kg Heroin," Director General of Police Gaurav Yadav tweeted.

He said that an FIR has been registered and further investigation was going on "to break forward and backward linkages." "@PunjabPoliceInd is committed to make Punjab drug-free as per the vision of CM @BhagwantMann," he said in another tweet. 

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