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BSF Recovers 5 KG heroin froom International Border

January 03, 2017 08:27 PM

Punjab News Express/Pardeep Luthra
GURDASPUR: The border security force has recovered 5 kilo heroin from the Wadala Cheema border out post (BOP) On international border of Indo Pak in Gurdaspur sector last night.

Mukul Goel, IPS, Inspector General BSF Punjab Frontier told in a press release that On 02 nd Jan’ 2017, Border Security Force personnel, seized 05 packets (weight approx.

05 Kg) of contraband suspected to be heroin in the area of responsibility of Border Out Post\ Wadhai Cheema, Ex- 70 Bn BSF, Sector Gurdaspur.

He said Keeping in view the vulnerability of Border due to ongoing cultivation/ tilling season and heightened activities of smugglers/ Anti-National Elements on border, BSF Punjab Frontier issued operational guidelines to all the Sectors and Battalions under Punjab Frontier for further strengthening the border domination and to remain extra alert so as to effectively check activities of Anti- National Elements on Punjab border with
Pakistan.

Accordingly, DIG Sector BSF Gurdaspur 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.

He said that Based on specific information, on 02 nd Jan 2017, search operation was carried out by BSF and staff of Counter Intelligence Amritsar in the area of responsibility of Border Out Post Wadhai Cheema, Ex- 70 Bn BSF, Sector Gurdaspur in between fence and IB. At about 1430 hrs, during search, 05 packets (weight approx. 05 Kg) of contraband suspected to be heroin wrapped in plastic cover were recovered which were kept underground in fields.

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