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BSF maintains extra vigil on border to thwart attempts of smugglers, seizes heroin in Ferozepur Sector

Ferozepur: Border Security Force personnel have successfully seized 01 packet (approx 01 Kg) of contraband suspected to be Heroin on Punjab Border on 03rd Dec’ 2016 in the area of responsibility of Border Out Post Barreke, Ex- 105 Bn BSF, Sector Ferozepur.

 
Keeping in view the vulnerability of Border due to ongoing cultivation/ tilling season and heightened activities of smugglers on border, Shri Anil Paliwal, 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 menace of narcotics smuggling and activities of Anti National Elements on Punjab border with Pakistan.

Accordingly, DIG SHQ BSF Ferozepur directed Field Commanders to maintain extra vigil on border to thwart
the attempts of smugglers/ Anti- National Elements. Tactical Operations are being mounted to foil the attempts of the smugglers during this foggy season.
 

Based on specific information regarding concealment of narcotics in fields ahead of Border Security Fence near International Border, on 03rd Dec’ 2016, a Special Search Operation was carried out by BSF troops ahead of Border Security Fence in the area of responsibility of Border Out Post Barreke, Ex- 105 Bn BSF, Sector Ferozepur. At about 1300 hrs, during search of the area, the BSF search party recovered 01 packet (approx 01 Kg) of contraband suspected to be Heroin.
 

The enhanced vigil of BSF troops has once again thwarted the attempt of smugglers/ Anti-National Elements to smuggle contraband items into India. In continuing with its drive against heightened activities of smugglers/Anti-National Elements, BSF has effected under mentioned seizures on Punjab Border during the year 2016:Heroin seized 220.591(including today’s seizure of 01 packet approx.01 Kg), 2 Opium Seized 2.033, 3 Poppy Husk 1.000

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