Punjab

BSF SEIZED 1.5 KG CONTRABAND HEROIN FROM FEROZEPORE SECTOR

November 03, 2017 07:44 PM

Ferozepore (Manish Bawa)

Border Security Force (BSF)  personnel successfully seized two Packets (weight approx- 1.5 Kgs) of contraband suspected to be heroin in the area of responsibility of  Border Out Post Gatti Hayat, Ex-29 Bn BSF in Ferozepore Sector Ferozepur on Friday morning.

BSF spokesperson said, keeping in view the vulnerability of Border, harvesting of paddy crops and heightened activities of smugglers/ Anti-National Elements on border, Sh Mukul Goel, IPS, Inspector General BSF Punjab Frontier has issued operational guidelines to all the Sectors under  Punjab Frontier for further strengthening the border domination so as to effectively check the activities of Anti - National Elements on Punjab border with Pakistan. Accordingly, DIG Sector BSF Ferozepur directed Field Commanders to maintain extra vigil on border to thwart the attempts of Anti- National Elements. Tactical Operations are being mounted to foil the attempts of the smugglers/Anti-National Elements.

Spokesman further said today morning at about 1400 hrs, Border Security Force troops in the area of responsibility of Border Out Post Gatti Hayat, Ex-29 Battalion BSF, Sector Ferozepur recovered 02 Packets (weight approx- 1.5 Kgs), valuinig about 7 crores in international market of contraband suspected to be heroin near  Border Security Fence.

The enhanced vigil of BSF troops has once again thwarted the attempt of smugglers/ Anti-National Elements to smuggle contraband items into India. 

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