Punjab

BSF AND SPECIAL OPERATION CELL SEIZED 3.5 KG HEROIN FROM ABOHAR SECTOR

January 06, 2018 06:05 PM

Ferozepsore (Manish Bawa)

In a joint search operation tps of Border Security Force and State Special Operation Cell (SSOC), Ferozepur successfully seized 03 Packets (weight approx. 03.450 Kgs) of contraband suspected to be heroin in the area of responsibility of Border Out Post Gatti Yaru, Ex169 Bn BSF, Sector Abohar. The heroin valuing more than 17 Crores in international market.

BSF spokesman said, keping in view the vulnerability of Border, setting of Fog / Smog 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 Abohar 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/ AntiNational Elements.

Spokesman further said on Friday based on specific information, a special joint search operation was carried out by Border Security Force and State Special Operation Cell (SSOC), Ferozepur in the area of responsibility of Border Out Post Gatti Yaru, Ex-169 Bn BSF, Sector Abohar between Border Security Fence and International Border. During search at about 1610 hrs, BSF troops recovered 03 Packets (weight approx. 03.450 Kgs) of contraband suspected to be heroin from the field ahead of the Border Security Fence.

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

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