In one of many greatest heroin seizures of this yr, Punjab Police have busted two cross-border drug smuggling rackets with the arrest of 4 drug traffickers after recovering 77.8 kg heroin and three pistols from their possession, Director General of Police (DGP) Gaurav Yadav mentioned right here on Sunday.

Both the intelligence-led operations had been executed by the Counter Intelligence Ferozepur.

Divulging particulars of the primary operation, DGP Yadav mentioned following inputs about a big heroin consignment police groups from Counter Intelligence Ferozepur below the supervision of AIG SSOC Ferozepur, Lakhbir Singh, arrested two individuals after they had been approaching their bike after retrieving the consignment.

Those arrested have been recognized as Gagga Gill and Veer Singh. The police have recovered 41.8 kg heroin and three pistols, together with two 9mm pistols together with 4 magazines and 100 cartridges, and one .30 bore zigana together with two magazines and 15 cartridges from their possession.

In one other operation, the DGP mentioned the police arrested Jasbhinder Singh and Jagdeep Singh, each residents of Deep Singh Wala village in Faridkot, after recovering 36 kg heroin from their possession. They had been arrested after they had been approaching their bike after retrieving the consignment.

“These modules were actively involved in trans-border and inter-state drug smuggling in Punjab in a big way, ” mentioned DGP Yadav.

Special DGP (Internal Security) R.N. Dhoke mentioned the police groups are investigating back and forth linkages in each instances to seek out out the position of different folks concerned on this case, together with the Pak-based sender of this consignment. More arrests are anticipated within the coming days, he added.

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