Police said that the seizure was made just 10 meters before the Pak border in a joint operation conducted on the basis of a secret information.
The Punjab Police on Sunday seized rifles and cartridges near the Attari border in a joint operation with the Border Security Force (BSF). The officers provided this information. He said that these weapons were brought to the Indian territory by Pakistani citizens associated with Sikh fundamentalists. Police said that in a joint operation conducted on the basis of a secret information, the seizure was made just 10 meters before the Pak border.
The recovered weapons included a FAL 222 rifle with a magazine, a 303 bore gun with seven cartridges, and a China-made 30 bore pistol with a magazine. Police said that they had received intelligence that on the night of April 3-4, a stock of arms was sent to the Indian territory in the Pulmoran border outpost near the border village of Dhanova.
Weapons seized 10 meters before zero line
He said that about 10 meters before the International Border Zero Line between the two countries, these weapons were seized, which were smuggled from Pakistan. He said that according to intelligence information, a consignment of weapons was brought by a Pakistani citizen named Bilal. He said that he is closely associated with Sikh fundamentalists in anti-India activities. Police said that further investigation is going on.
A gang of drug traffickers busted
On Saturday, the Punjab Police busted a gang of drug traffickers and arrested three people. Also, eight kilograms of heroin was also seized. Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Navjot Singh Mahal said that on the basis of a secret information, a police team stopped an SUV vehicle in Thuana village of Mahilpur-Phagwara on Friday night. During the search of the vehicle, the police seized eight kilograms of heroin. It was concealed in a hole made near the radiator in the car.
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