The Amritsar Rural Police, in a joint operation with Border Security Force (BSF), on the intervening night of Tuesday and Wednesday, busted a major narco-terror module and neutralized one Pakistani smuggler at Border Outpost (BOP) Kakkar Forward area that falls in Lopoke Police Station jurisdiction.
The intelligence led operation was launched on the inputs provided by the Punjab Police. A joint combing operation was launched at the site where the cross-border smuggling and infiltration attempt took place, which led to the recovery of 22 packets of heroin (weighing 22.660 kg), one SAIGA – MK Rifle (along with two magazines and 24 live rounds of 7.50 mm), one AK-47 Rifle (along with two magazines and 21 live rounds of 7.62 mm), Pakistani currency, one Nokia phone along with two Pak SIMs and one blue coloured pipe of a diameter of four inches and length of 15 feet (Made in Pakistan).
The Police have registered an FIR against the Belgium-based terrorist of Khalistan Zindabad Force (KZF), Jagdish Bhura, and his Indian associate, Jaspal Singh, a resident of Gatti Rajoke village in Ferozepur. Jaspal Singh was in close contact with Jagdish Bhura, and he was involved in the smuggling of the composite drugs and weapon consignment across the Indo-Pakistan border in Amritsar sector.
Amritsar Rural SSP Dhruv Dahiya said that Jaspal Singh is learnt to have close links with Pak ISI and has been involved in cross-border smuggling attempts of weapons and narcotics in the past.