- Arrested a Pakistani who entered from Bhattamod area a few months ago
- SSB units deployed at more than 530 locations
- There are 220 BOPs of APF along the Nepal-India border.
India-Nepal Relation: During the 6th Nepal-India meeting on Border Security, Management and Coordination, India’s Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) has requested Nepal to prohibit the entry of Pakistani and Chinese nationals into India through Nepal-India border centres. SSB Director General Sujoy Lal Thosen, who is on a five-day visit to Nepal, made this request during a meeting with Inspector General of Nepal Armed Police Forces (APF) Raju Aryal. Let us tell you that this meeting started on Tuesday and ended in Kathmandu on Thursday evening.
third citizens should not enter
A report citing high-ranking APF officials who attended the meeting said that citizens of Pakistan and China are entering India after indulging in illegal activities in the Nepal-India border areas. Thosen, Director General of SSB, told the meeting that the police force should play a role in preventing them from entering India. However, the APF said in a statement that the two sides have agreed on border security, cooperation and not to allow criminal activities across the border. It was agreed to share relevant information and communications between the two countries. In the meeting, Thosen said that Nepal should stop the entry of third country nationals into India and their illegal activities.
There are no anti-India on Nepal’s soil
In response, APF Inspector General Aryal said that there is no anti-India activity on Nepalese soil and people from third countries have not been able to enter India through the Nepal-India border. But the Indian side did not agree with Nepal’s assurances, a high-ranking APF official said, adding that nationals from third countries were seen entering India from Nepal and insisted that it should be stopped.
Recently a Pakistani arrested
According to the report, the Indian side complained that citizens of China and Pakistan enter India through the Nepal-India border to carry out illegal activities. A source present in the meeting said, “Indian security personnel have arrested a Pakistani who had entered the Bhattamod area a few months back. The Indian side presented this as an example in the meeting.
Illegal arms smuggling continues
Nepal’s security officials proposed to control illegal arms and drug trade in Nepal from India’s side. Inspector General Aryal also discussed the issue of narcotics being brought into Nepal from India, small arms brought from India previously confiscated by APF, criminals hiding in Nepal after committing crimes in India and looting Nepalese people in border areas. Of.
Several SSB units are present on the border
An agreement has been reached to set up help desks on both sides of the international border and to make arrangements for safe movement as per the pre-determined agenda. Soon after this meeting, the APF Headquarters issued a circular to the Border Posts (BoPs) set up along the border with India and directed them to operate help desks. There are 220 BOPs of APF on the Nepal-India border. India has deployed SSB units at over 530 locations along the Nepal-India border.