Amritsar, Apr 12 UNI | 3 months ago

Special Sainik Sammelan was organised in BSF Headquarters Amritsar Sector Khasa today, in which officers and jawans of all four battalions of Amritsar sector were felicitated for their excellent performance in guarding the Indo-Pak borders falling in Amritsar Sector.

DIG BSF Amritsar Sector M F Farooqui said, BSF troops did the historic seizure of more than 300 kgs of heroin worth Rs 1500 crore in international market including capture of Arms and Ammunition in the last six months. In this period around ten Pakistan Smugglers were also got killed by BSF.

Mr Farooqui praised the alertness and dutifulness of the officers.

He told the media that BSF has launched a biggest ever drug de-addiction and sensitisation programme to curb the demand of drugs and it has started yielding results.

The function organised at BSF Campus, distributed 91 commendation cards and approx Rs 5 Lakhs to around hundred of BSF Officers/SOs and who were stationed at the Indo-Pakistan border in the recent past.

The cash reward received from Narcotics Control Bureau(NCB) on account of seizure of narcotics was also distributed among the troops on the occasion.

Mr Farooqui stated that such rewards to the troops would boost up the morale and encourage troops in performing their duties with more dedication which would result in big achievements in future as well.

(Posted on 12-04-2014)