Concern Over Pakistan Using Narcotics Smuggling To Fund Terror In India

Massive seizures of drugs, primarily heroin shipped from Pakistan, by the Sri Lanka, Maldives and Indian Coast Guard in the past six months have revived serious concerns within the Narendra Modi government that Islamabad is resorting to narcotics smuggling to fund terror in India.

According to Indian security agencies, Pakistan is using countries in the neighbourhood, particularly Sri Lanka and the Maldives to pump drugs into India.

On July 10, the Sri Lankan Coast Guard (on Indian inputs ) seized 50 kilograms of heroin from a Pakistani boat in the island nation’s Exclusive Economic Zone. Read more

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