BSF foils smuggling bid, seizes 6 packets of heroin, one Pak SIM
Ferozepur, November 23, 2019: On 23 Nov 2019, alert Border Security Force troops seized 6 packets of contraband (Weight Approx- 3 kgs) suspected to be heroin a/w 01 Pak SIM card in the area of responsibility of Sector Abohar.
On 23 Nov 2019 during night hours, on duty alert BSF troops of heard some suspicious sound and got alerted. Therefore, troops noticed movement of some suspects ahead of Border Security Fence. To stop the misadventure of Pak smugglers/ANEs Border Security Force troops challenged the suspects and opened fire but Pak suspects managed to escape taking advantage of undulating ground. Later, during search 06 packets of contraband suspected to be heroin (Total weight approx. 3 Kgs) a/w 01 Pak SIM card were recovered from the spot.
The enhanced vigil of BSF has once again thwarted the attempt of Anti-National Elements to push the consignment of contraband items into India.
During the year 2019, BSF has affected under mentioned seizures on Punjab Border:- Heroin : 200.358 Kgs (including today’s seizure of approx. 3 Kgs) Opium : 1.094 Kgs Indian border crosser apprehended : 75 Nos Indian smugglers apprehended : 10 Nos Weapons (Different Types) : 10 Nos Ammunition (Various Calibers) : 455 Rds Indian SIM Cards : 18 Nos PAK SIM Cards : 21 Nos (including today’s seizure 01 Pak SIM card) Indian Mobile Phone : 18 Nos