Punjab heroin seizures quadruple as drug deaths fall

A total of 464kg of heroin was seized in the Indian state of Punjab in 2019, four times as much as was seized in 2016. During the same time, police arrested 180 smugglers. Punjab state data also show that drug-related deaths fell from 114 in 2018 to 47 in 2019.

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