Jammu, Nov 8 (PTI) The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) has seized 50 kilograms of heroin, worth Rs 250 crore in the international market, from a truck in Jammu and Kashmir’s Ramban district, an officer said Thursday.Also Read - Men With Golden Hearts From Pahalgam Travel 70 km to Return Gold Jewellery

Acting on a tip-off, a Delhi-bound truck coming from north Kashmir’s Kupwara district was intercepted by the NCB sleuths at a toll plaza near Jammu on Monday, said NCB Zonal Director Virender Yadav. Also Read - Perfect! No Dowry or Lavish Weddings in THIS Stunning Kashmir Village

Fifty drug pouches stuffed under apple crates were found. The truck driver has been arrested, Yadav said, adding that the seized heroin’s value was Rs 250 crore in the international market. Also Read - Inside Wazwan - 36-Dish Multi-Course Royal Meal of Kashmir

The NCB has seized 161 kg of heroin valuing Rs 800 crore from Jammu alone this year.

This is published unedited from the PTI feed.