BSF ADG reviews security situation along border in Jammu

BSF Additional Director General, Western Command, P V Rama Sastry has reviewed the security situation, including challenges related to drone activities and smuggling, along the International Border with Pakistan, officials said.

Sastry, on his arrival in Jammu from Chandigarh on Monday, was welcomed by top officers led by Border Security Force (BSF) Inspector General Jammu Frontier D K Boora. He is on a three-day visit.

Boora gave a detailed presentation to the additional director general (ADG) on the critical aspects, including those related to security, of the IB, officials said.

He described the general security scenario of the area covering the deployment pattern of BSF battalions and their robust domination aspects on the border, they said.

Boora also informed Sastry about the challenges being faced by the BSF, including tunnelling, drone activities and cross-border smuggling by the anti-national elements, the officials said.

Sastry also called on the Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha at the Raj Bhavan and briefed him about the current security scenario on the IB in the Jammu frontier, they said.

The ADG felicitated and awarded students of the BSF Senior Secondary and Primary School in Paloura who performed well in academics and sports.

Sastry also visited frontier campuses and offices. He will visit Jammu border areas.