BSF official tells border farmers to remain alert
In the wake of reports of Pakistan dropping arms in the Tarn Taran sector in Punjab using drones, the Border Security Force organised a farmers’ meeting to acquaint them about the activities of drone camera in the border area. The meeting was organised in the Mauzam forward border outpost yesterday.
Naresh Kumar, Commandant, 96 Battalion, BSF, said, “We don’t have cordial relations with Pakistan. The neighbour is involved in anti-national activities and tries to fulfil its nefarious designs through different means.”
He added that the police confiscated a drone in the Ferozepur sector recently. He said arms, ammunition and narcotics could be dropped by the drone, thus villagers need to remain alert. The BSF also explained the activities of drone on a projector. The problems being faced by the farmers across the barbed wire fencing were also discussed.
Farmers said wild boars from Pakistan had been destroying standing paddy across the barbed wire fence as they were not allowed to go across the fence from dusk to dawn. They demanded compensation.