SEIZURE OF 9 PACKETS (WEIGHT APPROX- 3 KG 980 GM) OF CONTRABAND SUSPECTED TO BE HEROIN AND 01 PACKET OF OPIUM (WEIGHT APPROX 100 GM) IN A JOINT OPS BY BORDER SECURITY FORCE AND CI AMRITSAR (PUNJAB POLICE) IN THE AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY OF BORDER OUT POST FWD KAKKAR, EX- 17 BN BSF, SECTOR AMRITSAR
Bilkulonline.com June 21:
- On 20 June 2018, in a Joint Search Operation, troops of Border Security Force and Counter Intelligence, Amritsar, Punjab Police, successfully seized 09 Packets (weight approx – 3 kg 980 gm) of contraband suspected to be heroin and 01 packet of Opium, (weight 100 gm) in the area of responsibility of Border Out Post Fwd Kakkar, Ex-17 Bn BSF, Sector Amritsar.
- Keeping in view the vulnerability of Border and heightened activities of smugglers/ Anti-National Elements on border, Sh 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 the activities of Anti – National Elements on Punjab border with Accordingly, Deputy Inspector General, Sector BSF Amritsar 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 20 June 2018, based on an input, a Special Joint Search Operation was launched by the troops of Border Security Force and Counter Intelligence, Amritsar, Punjab Police in the area of responsibility of Border Out Post Fwd Kakkar, Ex-17 Bn BSF, Sector During search at about 1235 hrs, the search party recovered 09 Packets (weight approx – 3 kg 980 gm) of contraband suspected to be heroin and 01 packet of Opium, (weight approx. 100 gm) buried in the field between International Boundary and Border Security Fence.
- The enhanced vigil of BSF and Punjab Police has once again thwarted the attempt of Anti-National Elements to push the consignment of contraband items into During the year 2018, BSF has affected under mentioned seizures on Punjab Border :-
|Heroin||:||149.640 Kg (including today’s seizure of 09 Packets (weight approx – 3 kg 980 gm)|
|Opium||:||435 gm (including today’s seizure of 100 gm)|
|Indian border crosser apprehended||:||44 Nos.|
|Indian smugglers apprehended||:||04 Nos|
|PAK SIM Cards||:||18 Nos.|
|Pak smugglers interdicted||:||02 Nos|
|Pak smuggler apprehended||:||04 Nos|
|Weapons (Different Types)||:||16 Nos|
|Ammunition (Various Calibers)||:||392 Rds|
|Pak Mobile||:||06 Nos|
|Hand Grenade||:||06 Nos|