August 19, 2018 05:07 PM

Ferozepore (Vikramditya, Manish)

Border Security Force (BSF) troops reported to have successfully seized approx. 06 kg of contraband suspected to be heroin filled in 06 Nos of plastic cold drink bottles (02 ltr each) tied with a wooden stick  in the area of responsibility of Border Out Post Joginder, Ex-118 Bn BSF, Sector Abohar. in Fazilka District on Monday Morning. The contraband valuinig worth Rs. 30 crores in international market.

Keeping in view the vulnerability of Border 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.

BSF spokesmani in Jalandhar, said 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/ Anti-National Elements.

Spokesman further said on Monday morning at about 0720 hrs, while performing the duties, Border Security Force troops in  the area of responsibility of Border Out Post Joginder, Ex-118 Bn BSF, Sector Abohar recovered 06 Nos
of plastic cold drink bottles (02 ltr Each) tied with a wooden stick from River Sutlej which was flowing  from Pak side to India side with the flow of water. On checking the bottles, approx. 06 kg of contraband  suspected to be heroin was recovered.

Vigilant troops of BSF once again thwarted the attempt of Anti-National Elements to push the consignment of contraband items into India. During the year 2018, BSF  176.270 Kg heroin worth billing of rupees 


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