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Heroine worth Rs 255 crore recovered in Punjab's Tarn Taran Sahib district
The team of Enforcement Directorate on Thursday claimed to have arrested one person with 51 kg of heroin worth Rs.255 crore, 42 live cartridges and two magazines. The arrested person has been identified as Harmesh Singh son of Bhag Singh resident of village Swaike of Jalalabad in Fazilka district in Punjab.

Harmesh Singh was going on a motor cycle with huge quantity of heroin so that no one could have suspicion but Enforcement Directorate got this information and arrested him. The ED sleuths who had laid naka near the Harike bridge in the wee hours and intercepted the two men who were on motorcycle.

Harmesh was overpowered and two bags containing the contraband were seized. On seeing the ED team, the other person namely Resham jumped off from the bike and escaped.

According to DIG (G) RPF Jaswal, the investigation is going on to know from where such a huge quantity of heroin the duo have received. Seizure of such a huge quantity of heroin has also put a question mark on the tall claims of vigilance on the international border by BSF.

In the past few months, number of consignments of heroin were being passed on in the Indian territory. The recent recovery has proved that smugglers are more active than the security forces.

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