By Anupam Mahato
Hili 16 September :On duty BSF personnel of Bhimpur BOP arrested three smugglers with forbidden narcotics and cash while smuggling at Bhimpur BOP area of India-Bangladesh border in Hilli of South Dinajpur district last night.
According to BSF sources, BSF confiscated several items including heroin worth of Rs 180,000, a motorcycle and Indian currency of Rs 4650 from the three smugglers. BSF sources said that the total value of seizure is 2 lakh 45 thousand 150 rupees.
After completing the legal process, they were handed over to Hilli police station by BSF officials of 61 battalion, BSF sources said on Friday.
Heroin is an opioid drug made from morphine, a natural substance taken from the seed pod of various opium poppy plants.