Punjab

BSF AND POLICE IN A JOINT OPERATION SEIZED MORE THAN 3 KG HEROIN IN ABOHAR SECTOR

March 08, 2018 06:37 PM

Fazilka (Face2News)

Border Security Force (BSF) and Fazilka Police in a joint search operation successfully seized 04 packets (weight approx. 3.130 Kgs) of contraband suspected to be heroin along with 01 Pistol (7.63 mm, China made), 01 Magazine, 08 Rounds and 03 Pak SIM Cards in the area of responsibility of Border Out Post N S Wala, Ex-02 Bn BSF, Sector Abohar in Fazilka District.

BSF spokesman Punjab Frontier BSF , said keping in view the vulnerability of Border, growing wheat crops and heightened activities ofsmugglers/ Anti-National Elements on border, Shri Mukul Goel, IPS, Inspector General BSF PunjabFrontier 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, Deputy Inspector General, 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/ Anti-National Elements.

Spokesman further said on Thursday morning, based on specific information, a special joint search operation was carried out by Border Security Force and Punjab Police, Fazilka in the area of responsibility of Border Out Post  N S Wala, Ex- 02 Bn BSF, Sector Abohar.

During search, at about 1000 hrs, search party recovered 04 packets (weight approx. 3.130 Kgs) of contraband suspected to be heroin valuing more than 15 crores in international market  and One Pistol  (7.63 mm, China made), 01 Magazine, 08 rounds and 03 Pak SIM Cards which were buried in soil  inside a small school bag near berry tree between International Boundary and Border Security Fence.

The enhanced vigil of BSF has once again thwarted the attempt of smugglers/ Anti-National Elements to smuggle contraband items into India. During the year 2018, BSF seized 64 Kg heroini million of rupees in international market.

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