Heroin of Rs 9 cr seized, 8 held
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.