Pakistani intruder shot dead by BSF, nine packets of heroine seized

Amritsar, PTI | Updated : 10 April 2016, 12:51 PM

An unidentified Pakistani intruder carrying a large quantity of heroin was shot dead by BSF personnel along the Indo-Pak border in Bherowal when he crossed into Indian territory during the wee hours today.

Border Security Force night patrolling team saw some suspicious movement along the barbed fencing at the border outpost in Bherowal, a BSF official said. The troops opened fire when the Pakistani intruder ignored their warning to surrender and kept moving towards them.

In the morning, the BSF launched a search operation during which the body of the intruder was found along with nine kilograms of heroin having a street price of Rs 45 crore, the official said.

First Published: Sunday, April 10, 2016 12:49 PM
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