Punjab Police said the unmanned aerial vehicle carrying five kg of heroin was shot down in Kakkar village.
In a major breakthrough, @AmritsarRPolice, in a joint operation with #BSF, have recovered a 6 wing drone after firi… https://t.co/yQGOBnhnia
— DGP Punjab Police (@DGPPunjabPolice) 1674385116000
“In a major breakthrough, Amritsar police, in a joint operation with BSF, have recovered a 6 wing drone after firing and bringing it down & seized 5kg heroin from village Kakkar, which is 2km from International border with Pakistan,” director general of police Gaurav Yadav said in a tweet.
Police shot down a drone in Amritsar’s Lopoke area at 4am. Five kg heroin recovered during search operation in Kakk… https://t.co/lkbhbbGxez
— TOIChandigarh (@TOIChandigarh) 1674388375000
He said two people had also been arrested. A total of 12 rounds from an AK-47 were fired towards the direction of the drone.
“The drone found is assembled, with parts manufactured in the USA and China,” the DCP said.
(With inputs from PTI)