17 security posts set up on Indo-Nepal border

Himalayan News Service

Biratnagar, June 11:

The Indian Sima Suraksha Bal (ISSB) has recently set up 17 security posts along the Indo-Nepal border in the east. Chief of the East Regional Police Office (ERPO), Biratnagar, deputy inspector general of police Krishna Basnet, said the 17 security posts were set up following a surge in criminal activities in the region. Security posts have been set up at Napul, Jote and Batashe transit points and Kishanjang, Yadav Basti, Bhodomani, Khanimawa, Ishlampur, Dumariya, Arariya, Bauka, Chaupata, Kutumgunj, Banarjhula, Kariyet Gaun, Bhansharpur and Laxminiya. “The additional security posts were set up on the Indian border on our request,” DIG Basnet further said. Security officials of the two countries, at a meeting held on May 14, had reached a decision to set up the security posts. It was decided during the meeting that the border security posts would be stationed at a distance of 4-5 km. Stating that several decisions had been taken to curb crimesinal activities in the area, Basnet said the crimes have been brought under control.