Tribune News Service
Amritsar, September 13
Security and intelligence companies have been placed on alert after findings of two empty bags dropped by a drone in Bharopal border village falling underneath Gharinda police station right here within the wee hours.
The jawans situated the drone when it was returning. Though they fired on the drone, it returned to Pakistan territory.
Immediately after, a search operation was launched within the border villages the place drone motion was sighted by the Border Security Force in addition to Punjab Police following which two thermocol bins have been found from close by Bhaini village. The bins have been opened and smuggled materials was lacking.
“It may very well be something, heroin, weapons or hand grenades,” mentioned an official who was a part of the search operation being continued within the space. An FIR is being registered with Gharinda police and additional investigations are underneath progress to establish the suspects who got here to the spot and retrieved the consignments.
“We can not rule out something. It could also be heroin or weapons. Police groups have been nonetheless looking out the areas. We are hoping to get some clues in regards to the suspects who retrieved the consignment from the spot. It is a severe problem and we’re leaving no stone unturned to establish the smugglers,” mentioned Amritsar Rural SSP Gulneet Singh Khurana.
Sources added that the field was one-feet huge and one ft excessive. It can include as much as 4kg heroin or practically 10 weapons.
A BSF official mentioned involved companies apart from Punjab Police have been knowledgeable following the sighting of the drone. We began the search operation instantly after the UAV (unmanned aerial automobile) sighting after midnight.
August 8: A tiffin bomb with 2kg RDX, 4 hand grenades dropped by drones have been situated close to Daleke border village.
August 10: Another drone motion was observed in Mullankot border village close to Bachchwind and Daleke village the place a tiffin bomb was recovered.
September 10: Alert Border Security Jawans confiscated six packets of heroin containing 6kg heroin smuggled into Indian Territory utilizing drones close to the Havelian border outpost in Tarn Taran space.