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BSF seizes a Pistol packet of contraband Heroin from Border Out Post Momanpur, Ex-12 BN, BSF, Sector Gurdaspur

By SK.Vyas
Jalandhar, October 24: On 24 Oct 2017, Border Security Force personnel successfully seized 01 Pistol and 01 Pkt (weight approx- 01 Kg) of contraband suspected to be heroin in the area of responsibility of Border Out Post Momanpur, Ex-12 Bn BSF, Sector Gurdaspur. 
Keeping in view the vulnerability of Border, fully grown paddy crops and heightened activities of smugglers/ Anti-National Elements on border,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 Pakistan. Accordingly, DIG Sector BSF Gurdaspur directed Field Commanders to maintain extra vigil on the border to thwart the attempts of Anti- National Elements. Tactical Operations are being mounted to foil the attempts of the smugglers/Anti-National Elements.
Based on the specific information a special search operation was carried out by Border Security Force troops in the area of responsibility of Border Out Post Momanpur, Ex-12 Bn BSF, Sector Gurdaspur. On 24 Oct 2017 at about 1315 hrs, during the search, party recovered 01 Pistol (Made in China) and 01 Pkt (weight approx- 01 Kg) of contraband suspected to be heroin which was wrapped in yellow plastic tape and buried in soil ahead of Border Security Fence.
The enhanced vigil of BSF troops has once again thwarted the attempt of smugglers/ Anti-National Elements to smuggle contraband items into India. During the year 2017, BSF has effected under mentioned seizures on Punjab Border:-  
Heroin: 165.109 Kgs (including today’s seizure of 01 Kg) Opium: 1.982 Kgs Weapons: 19 Nos. (including today’s seizure of 01 Pistol) Magazines (Different weapons): 32 Nos.  Ammunition (Various calibers ): 683 Rounds  Indian border crosser apprehended: 60 BD National apprehended: 04 Pak National apprehended: 19 Pak intruder interdicted: 06 PAK SIM Cards: 32 Nos.    BSF seizes a Pistol packet of contraband Heroin from Border Out Post Momanpur, Ex-12 BN, BSF, Sector Gurdaspur   

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