Heroin of Rs 9 cr seized, 8 held

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Amritsar: Heroin worth Rs nine crore in the international market and fake Indian currency with the face value of over Rs five lakh, smuggled from Pakistan, were seized and eight persons arrested in this connection, police said here today.

The interrogation of the eight revealed that drugs and fake currency were being smuggled into India from Pakistan through trucks operating on the Attari-Wagah land route, SSP (Amritsar Rural) Gurmit Singh Chohan said.

The eight were arrested recently from different parts of the city, he said adding one of them was a truck driver. Over 1.7 kgs of heroin and fake Indian currency with the face value of Rs 5.33 lakh were seized at their behest, the SSP said. The trucks had hidden cavities where the smuggled goods were being kept, he said.

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