Border Security Force personnel have successfully seized 04 packets of contraband suspected to be Heroin on Punjab border on 2nd March 2015 in the area of responsibility of Border out Post New Mohamdiwala, Ex-105 Bn BSF, Ferozepur Sectorn at Hussainiwala Border.
Keeping in view the vulnerability of Border from smuggling point of view especially in view of wheat crops and adverse weather conditions which give cover to these Anti-National Elements, Shri Anil Paliwal, IPS, Inspector General BSF Punjab Frontier has issued operational guidelines to further strengthen border domination so as to effectively check the menace of narcotics smuggling and activities of Anti National Elements on Punjab border with Pakistan.
Accordingly, Sh R K Thapa, DIG Sector BSF Ferozepur ensures implementation along with Field Commanders to maintain extra vigil on border to thwart the attempts of smugglers/Anti-National Elements. Tactical operations are being mounted to foil the attempts of the smugglers during this season.
The troops were on high alert as intelligence inputs were received regarding threat of smuggling from the area of Border Out Post New Mohamdiwala, Ex-105 Bn BSF, Ferozepur Sector, said Thapa.
He further stated that on 02nd March 2015, a special search operation was carried out by the BSF troops of Border Out Post New Mohamdiwala, Ex-105 Bn BSF, Sector Ferozepur from 1145 hrs to 1430 hrs in the area ahead of Border Security Fence. During the search operation, BSF party recovered 04 packets of contraband suspected to be heroin approximately 150 meters from International Boundary inside own territory.
The enhanced vigil of BSF troops has once again thwarted the attempt of smugglers/Anti-National Elementsto smuggle contraband items into India. In continuing with its drive against heightened activities of smugglers/Anti-National Elements, BSF has affected huge recoveries on Punjab Border during the year 2015 of heroin, FICN, Weapons, Magazines, Ammunition, SIM cards besides apprehending of Pak border crosser, interdiction of Pakistani intruder including Indian apprehending of Indian border crosser.
Even during the year 2014, BSF had affected huge seizures and apprehensions on Punjab border with Pakistan.