BSF Ex-136 Bn recovers 3 kg heroin at Shameke BOP near Indo-Border near Ferozepur
Ferozepur, September 7, 2019: Alert Border Security Force troops have seized three packets of contraband, weighing approximately 3 kg, suspected to be heroin in the area of responsibility of Border Out Post Shameke, Ex-136 Bn BSF, Sector Ferozepur.
Keeping in view the vulnerability of Border and heightened activities of smugglers/ Anti-National Elements on border, Mahipal Yadav, 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.
Accordingly, Deputy Inspector General, Sector BSF Ferozepur 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.
On 07 September 2019 at about 6 AM, Boat Naka party of Border Out Post Shameke, Ex-136 Bn BSF recovered three packets of contraband suspected to be heroin which was stashed inside a rubber tube and duly covered with water hyacinth (Jalkumbhi).
The enhanced vigil of BSF has once again thwarted the attempt of Anti-National Elements to push the consignment of contraband items into India.
However, during the year 2019, BSF has affected Heroin : 116.515 Kgs (including today’s seizure of approx. 3 Kgs) Opium : 100 Gms Indian border crosser apprehended : 50 Nos Indian smugglers apprehended : 09 Nos Weapons (Different Types) : 04 Nos Ammunition (Various Calibers) : 235 Rds (including today’s seizure of 31 Nos) Indian SIM Cards : 16 Nos PAK SIM Cards : 08 Nos (including today’s seizure of 02 Nos) Indian Mobile Phone : 16 Nos