One arrested with 5 kg heroin

Ludhiana, July 15 (Calcutta Tube) The Punjab Police Thursday arrested a person and recovered 5 kg of heroin from his possession.

Ludhiana’s Commissioner of Police Ishwar Singh told reporters here that the drugs consignment was recovered from a car being driven by the accused near Dullo Khurd village near here.

The heroin seized is worth Rs.50 million (Rs.5 crore) in the international market, police officials said.

Punjab is a major transit and destination point for drugs smuggling from Afghanistan and Pakistan.

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