Punjab Police arrests army man, aide with 31 kg heroin from Fazilka

Chandigarh:

In a major breakthrough against trans-border narcotic smuggling networks, Punjab Police in a joint operation with central agencies and BSF arrested an army man and his aide with 29 packets of heroin weighing 31.02 kg, the state police chief said on Saturday.

The 26-year-old army man was posted as Sepoy in Pathankot. He was arrested with his aide, Paramjeet Singh alias Pamma, who belongs to Mahalam village in Fazilka, Director General of Police (DGP) Punjab Gaurav Yadav said.

Police have also seized their car bearing UP registration number and two mobile phones.