Ferozepur, July 12, 2018: In a Joint Search Operation, troops of Border Security Force & Special Task Force, Ferozepur, Punjab Police, successfully seized 7 packets of contraband weighing 2.770 Kg suspected to be Heroin along with 50 rounds of .30 Calibre in the area of responsibility of Border Out Post Jagdish, Ex-29 Bn BSF, Sector Ferozepur.
Mukul Goel, 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 Ferozepur 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.
On 12 July 2018, based on specific input provided by Special Task Force (STF), Ferozepur, Punjab Police, a Special Joint Search Operation was launched by the troops of BSF and STF, Ferozepur, Punjab Police made the above mentioned recoveries of contraband buried in earth between international boundary and border security fence during joint search operation.