Kanchanpur, July 10
The Armed Police Force (APF) deployed for border security on Thursday established four Border Outposts (BOPs) in different areas along the southern border belt.
In a bid to ramp up security along the border areas, Armed Police has set up the BOPs in Purnabas municiplaity-10 Dodha, Belauri municiplaity-2, Thapachowk, ward-10 Bhuda of the same municipality and Mahakali municipality-1, Bailbanda in Kanchanpur district. Deputy Inspector General and battalion commander of APF Number 7 Battalion Hari Shanker Budhathoki inaugurated all four BOPs.
On the occasion, he said the setup of the BOPs would be a strategic move to check infiltration of Indians from border points. Each BOP has been deployed with 35 APF personnel under the command of Inspector.
It may be noted that the APF has been carrying out round-the-clock patrol so as to prevent cross-border crimes and encroachment.
With the addition, number of BOPs has reached 14 along the border area in the district, informed APF Number 35 Shaileswori SP Bir Bahadur Shahu.