Updated: November 24, 2020 9:44:09 am
The Border Security Force (BSF) and the Jammu Kashmir Police Monday came under attack over the issue of management of security along the international border and the hinterland from an unusual quarter, with Brigadier (veteran) Anil Gupta expressing concern over BSF’s “repeated failure’’ to prevent infiltration and the police for its inability to challenge militants all the way from their infiltration point in Samba district to Ban Toll Plaza near Nagrota in Jammu.
Four heavily armed Jaish-e-Mohammad terrorists, who were killed by police near Ban Toll Plaza on Thursday, were stated to have used nearly 150 mts long cross border tunnel found in Regal area of Samba district to enter the Union Territory from Pakistan side. The tunnel was detected by BSF and police in a joint operation on Sunday.
“It is the 4th or 5th time when a tunnel has been detected after infiltration has taken place…The occasion is used by the senior officials of BSF and JKP to make tall claims, criticize Pakistan, conduct photo ops and things return to square one after a few days till the next big infiltration becomes public and another tunnel is found again,’’ stated Brig Gupta who also…