Giving the details to the mediapersons, DIG said, “BSF 80 Bn jawans got a secret information that Pakistani smugglers will deliver the heroin consignment via Harbhajan border outpost (BOP) and working on this information, Madan Lal, CO, alerted all the BSF ‘nakas’ and on Monday night at about 1.50am, BSF Alert Force noticed the movement near the Pillar Ni.154/16/17 and BSF jawans challenged the smugglers and Indian smugglers also fired on the BSF jawans.”
“In the counter firing, the Indian smuggler was shot dead and Pakistani smugglers managed to escape under the shadow of crops. Later on searching the area, the BSF recovered heroin packets, Germany made pistol used for firing, magazine and live cartridges.”
BSF is further investigating into the matter to know the links of the smugglers as to where the heroin was to be delivered and who else are involved in this business.
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