Punjab

Thermal Imaging Cameras help BSF to expose smuggling racket

Thermal Imaging Cameras help BSF to expose smuggling racket, recovers 12 packets heroin

By Our Correspondent: 

Ferozepur,  August 15, 2019:  BSF jawans thwarted the attempt of further supply of smuggled heroin by the Indian smuggler brought to the Indian side by swimming in the Sutlej River with the help of Thermal Imaging Cameras.

The sleuths of Border Security Force – BSF apprehended one smuggler in the wee hours at around 2.45 am, near Mohammadi Wali chowki, BP No.182/M while swimming in Sutelj River and recovered from him, one tube with 12 packets of heroin, say 12 kg, 31 live cartridges, one magazine and Pakistani SIM.

The value of heroin in the international market is said to be Rs.70 crore.  The smuggler has been  identified as Harjinder Singh resident of border village Palla Megha.  He is reported to entered Pakistan by swimming and was coming back to the Indian territory with the consignment of heroin.  The movement of smuggler was noticed in the thermal imaging cameras of BSF and the smuggler was arrested without any loss of time.