BSF seizes heroin in Ferozepur and Abohar Sectors
Ferozepur, January 15, 2020: On 15 Jan 2020 alert Border Security Force troops seized 04 packets of contraband (Weight Approx- 3.080 Kgs) suspected to be heroin in the area of responsibility of Ferozepur and Abohar Sector.
On 15 Jan 2020, during day hours alert Border Security Force troops seized 02 packets of contraband (Weight Approx- 01 Kg) suspected to be heroin in the area of responsibility of Ferozepur Sector.
On 15 Jan 2020, during day hours, vigilant BSF troops heard some suspicious sound and got alerted. Therefore, troops noticed a movement of some suspects ahead of Border Security Fence. To stop the misadventure of Pak smugglers/ANEs. Border Security Force troops challenged the suspects and opened fire in self-defence but the suspected smugglers managed to escape taking advantage of dense fog and undulating ground. Later, during search 02 packets of contraband suspected to be heroin (Total weight approx. 2.080 Kgs) were recovered from the spot.
Vigilant troops of Border Security Force once again thwarted the attempt of Anti-National Elements to push the consignment of contraband items into India. During the year 2020, BSF has effected under mentioned seizures on Punjab Border – 7.880 kg heroin including todays seizure.