JAMMU, May 10: The Additional Director General, Western Command, BSF PV Rama Sastry on Tuesday arrived at Jammu Frontier on a two day visit to the International Border to review the security situation.
The BSF spokesman said that he was accompanied by Pradeep Gupta, Chief Project Manager, CPWD, Ranjit Singh, ADG (Border) CPWD and DK Boora, IG Jammu and other senior officers of the frontier.
He visited Samba and Kathua sectors where he took stock of the security situation and operational preparedness of field formations and later visited the recently detected Tunnel site in Samba area.
DK Boora, IG Jammu Frontier also gave a detailed presentation to the ADG covering all the critical aspects of Border Security and Domination on Jammu IB.
He further described the general security scenario of AOR, covering the deployment pattern of BSF battalions and their robust domination aspects on the Jammu IB.
The IG also informed the ADG about threats being faced by the BSF on Jammu IB, ranging from Tunneling and cross Border Smuggling by Pak based elements.
A special emphasis was given on the tunnel and Drone threat posed by Pak Drones abetting Smuggling of Weapons/Narcotics from across the border to Indian Territory.
During the visit, ADG also interacted with Jawans and praised the troops for displaying alertness in recent detection of the tunnel which shows their devotion and dedication towards performing their duty under challenging circumstances.