BSF seizes 23 kg heroin, 2 pistols, Pakistan Network WI-FI Router
Gurdaspur, January 18, 2020: On 17 Jan 2020 alert Border Security Force troops seized 22 Packets of contraband (Weight Approx-23 Kgs) suspected to be Heroin, 02 Pistol Magazines and 90 Live Rounds (Lot FAF 7.63 mm), 02 Smart Phones and 01 Jazz WI-Fi Router (Pakistan network) in the area of responsibility of Sector Gurdaspur.
On 17 Jan 2020 at about 0350 hrs, during wee hours, the BSF troops on duty heard some suspicious sound and got alerted. Furher, troops noticed movement of some personnel moving in suspicious manner but could not be observed clearly due to Fog and Darkness in the area. Sensing the threat and to stop the misadventure of smugglers/ANEs, Border Security Force troops immediately challenged the suspects and opened fire in self-defence, but the suspected smugglers managed to escape taking advantage of dense fog, darkness and undulating ground. Later, during search BSF troops recovered 22 Packets of contraband (Weight Approx-23 Kg) suspected to be Heroin, 02 Pistol Magazines and 90 Live Rounds (Lot FAF 7.63 mm), 02 Smart Phones and 01 Jazz WI-Fi Router (Pakistan network) 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:- Heroin : 51.307 Kgs (including todays’s seizure of approx. 23 Kgs) Indian Border Crosser Apprehended : 09 Pak Intruder : 01 Weapon (Different Types) : 01 No. Magazine(Different Types) : 02 No. (Including today’s seizure of 02 Nos ) Ammunition(Various Calibers) : 99 Rds (Including today’s seizure of 90 Rds ) Pak Mobile Phone : 02 Pak SIM Card : 02 Pak Mobile Router (Jazz Communication) : 01 Foreign Currency : 84 US Dollar Notes (50 Dollars each)