LAHORE - Customs staff, posted at Wagah Railway Station, on Wednesday recovered 2 kg heroin from a goods train originating from T 10 station and destined for Amritsar .
Additional Collector Customs Dr Asif Mehmood Jah told The Nation that the 2kg heroin , valuing Rs 20 million, had been concealed in joining rods of wheels of bogie No 973865.
The two packets of heroin , one each of one kg, had been placed in the cavity beneath the joining rods. The goods train arrived at Wahga Railway Station at 12:50pm and the drug was detected by the Customs staff 3:05pm.
Earlier, the Indian Customs staff seized heroin from goods trains several times. This is the first time that Pakistan Customs officials foiled an attempt to smuggle heroin to India from Pakistan.