Lahore: Customs officials foiled a bid to smuggle 2kg heroin worth Rs 20 million in international market and one million in local market to India skillfully packed in break slander of goods train of Railway at Wagha border.
The Customs Investigation and Prosecution cell registered an FIR against unidentified persons on the complaint of Inspector Customs Railway Station, Wagha.
According to details, Customs officials found 2 kg heroin in break slander in a railways wagon upon thoroughly examining the wagon No. 74,970 carrying cement to India through Wagha.
The customs officials found that the break slander of the wagon was fixed with new net bolt which attracted their attention.
They said that when the break slander was opened they found two packs of 2 kg heroin worth Rs 20 million in international and rupees one million in Pakistan.
According to customs officials, laboratory tests of the substance in the break slander have confirmed it as heroin.
The customs officials said that they have preserved the finger prints at the packets and the break slander and also impounded the wagon.
The Customs I&I department have started investigation into the matter which will enable them to determine the ‘involvement’ of the railways officials in the smuggling of the heroin to India.