Punjab

BSF recovers 7.830 Kg Heroin

Pardeep Luthra | May 19, 2017 07:39 PM

GURDASPUR: The BSF and Punjab Police has recovered 7.830 Kilo heroin at Thakurpur BOP (Border Out Post) in Gurdaspur sector on International Border of Indo Pak today.

Keeping in view the vulnerability of Border and heightened activities of smugglersand  Anti- National Elements on border, Shri 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 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 smuggler sand Anti- National Elements.

Based on specific information provided by Punjab Police, Gurdaspur, on 19 th May 2017, a special joint search operation was launched ahead of Border Security Fence in area of responsibility of Border Out Post Thakurpur, 170 Bn BSF, Sector Gurdaspur. During search at about 1500 hrs, 08 pkts of contraband suspected to be heroin (weight approx.7.830 Kgs) along with Indian Currency Rs.500/-  were recovered.

 

 

 

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