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Chandigarh, Dec 7 – Punjab police on Wednesday carried out a special operation ‘OPS Seal-V’, aimed at checking all the vehicles entering or exiting the border state of Punjab to keep a tab at drug trafficking and liquor smuggling, besides, keeping vigil on the movement of gangsters and anti-social elements.
The special operation was conducted in a synchronised manner from 8 am to 2 pm on the directions
of DGP Gaurav Yadav.

Special DGP Law and Order Arpit Shukla said that ADGsP Bathinda, Patiala and Rupnagar Ranges, IGsP Faridkot Range and DIsG Border, Jalandhar and Ferozepur Ranges were asked to coordinate with their counterpart Range IGsP of the Bordering states to ensure effective Nakabandi as part of ‘OPS Seal-V’.
All the SSPs of Border districts were directed to organise joint Naka operations at strategic places of the border districts and mobilise a maximum number of manpower to lay strong ‘Nakas’ at sealing points under the supervision of Gazetted officers/SHOs, he added.

Shukla said that well-coordinated strong nakas involving over 1200 Police personnel were set up under the supervision of Inspectors/DSPs at all the 131 entry/exit points of 10 districts, which share boundaries with four border states and UT Chandigarh. The 10 inter-state border districts include Pathankot, Sri Muktsar Sahib, Fazilka, Ropar, SAS Nagar, Patiala, Sangrur, Mansa, Hoshiarpur and Bathinda.