Punjab

BSF JAWANS KILLED ONE PAK SMUGGLER AND APPRHENDED ONE WITH FOUR KG HEEROIN WORTH 20 CRORES

April 06, 2018 06:52 PM

Amritsar/Jalandhar (Face2News)

Border Security Force (BSF) troops on Friday reported to have killed a Pak smuggler and apprehended another Pak smuggler along with 04 Packets (approx. 04 Kgs) of contraband suspected to be Heroin, valuing 20 crores in international market and one  Nokia Mobile Phone with 02 Pak SIM Cards in the area of responsibility of Border Out Post (BOP) Ramkot, Ex- 88 Bn BSF, Sector Amritsar.

BSF troops challenged the suspicious Pak smugglers who were trying to smuggle the contraband items inside Indian Territory but they did not pay any heed tothe challenges. Hence, to stop their further misadventure, BSF troops opened fire. Resultantly, one Pak smuggler got killed and the other Pak smuggler was apprehended by BSF troops along with 04 packets of contraband (approx. wt 04 kgs) suspected to be heroin and 01 Nokia Mobile Phone with 02 Pak SIM Cards. 

BSF Spokesperson in Jalandhar, said keeping in view the vulnerability of Border, grown wheat crops and heightened activities of smugglers/ Anti-National Elements on border, Sh Mukul Goel, IPS, Inspector General BSF PunjabFrontier has issued operational guidelines to all the Sectors under Punjab Frontier for further strengtheningthe border domination so as to effectively check the activities of Anti - National Elements on Punjab border with Pakistan. Accordingly, Sh J S Oberoi, VSM, Deputy Inspector General, Sector BSF Amritsar directed Field Commanders to maintain extra vigil on border to thwart the attempts of Anti- NationalElements. Tactical Operations are being mounted to foil the attempts of the smugglers/ Anti-NationalElements.

Spokesman further said on Friday morning BSF Jawans on duty  noticed some suspicious movement ahead of Border Security Fence in the area of responsibility of Border Out Post Ramkot, Ex-88 Bn BSF, Sector Amritsar. Sensing the situation, alert BSF troops immediately launched a Special operation ahead of Border Security Fence. At about 0200 hrs, BSF troops challenged the suspicious Pak smugglers who were trying to smuggle the contraband items inside Indian Territory but they did not pay any heed tothe challenges. Hence, to stop their further misadventure, BSF troops opened fire. Resultantly, one Pak smuggler got killed and the other Pak smuggler was apprehended by BSF troops along with 04 packets of contraband (approx. wt 04 kgs) suspected to be heroin and 01 Nokia Mobile Phone with 02 Pak SIM Cards. 

 

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