Hindustan Times ST (Jaipur)
BSF SENDS NOTE TO PAK OVER CROSS BORDER SMUGGLING
The Border Security Force (BSF) has sent a strong “protest note” to its counterpart in Pakistan, asking it to check instance of cross-border smuggling by its nationals, two days after BSF foiled an infiltration attempt by suspected smugglers from Pakistan along the International Border (IB) in Bikaner district and recovered 56 kg heroin worth ₹270 crore, officials said.
“We have given a protest note in flag meeting with Pak Rangers on Zero Line on Saturday evening in Bikaner sector. Further action will be decided after the response of Pak Rangers,” a senior BSF Rajasthan Frontier official said on condition of anonymity. “After the Uri attack, the communication of the higher officials with the counterpart is closed. The protest note was given at the company commander level meeting,” he added.
On Saturday, Inspector General of Rajasthan Frontier, Pankaj Goomer visited the international border adjoining Bikaner.