BSF seizes over 5 Kg Heroin from Responsibility Ferozpur Sector

BSF seizes over 5 Kg Heroin from Responsibility Ferozpur Sector Jalandhar, December 30, 2019 ( By SK.Vyas ):  The alert Border Security Force troops seized 10 packets of contraband (Weight Approx- 5.180 kgs) suspected to be heroin in the area of
responsibility of Ferozepur Sector day.

During night hours, on-duty BSF troops heard some suspicious sound and got alerted. Therefore, troops noticed the 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 suspected smugglers managed to escape taking advantage of dense fog and undulating ground. Later, during search 10 packets of contraband suspected to be heroin (Total weight approx. 5.180 Kgs) 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:-
BSF PUNJAB FRONTIER
Heroin: 227.556 Kgs (including today’s seizure of
approx. 5.180 Kgs)
Opium : 1.139 Kgs
Indian border crosser apprehended : 83 Nos
Indian smugglers apprehended : 11 Nos
Weapons (Different Types) : 12 Nos
Ammunition (Various Calibers) : 468 Rds
Indian SIM Cards : 18 Nos
PAK SIM Cards : 21 Nos
Indian Mobile Phone : 18 Nos

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