24 November, 2020

Here Terror Can Come Walking In

Why the government should be worrying more about our porous border with Nepal

Sandipan Chatterjee
Here Terror Can Come Walking In
outlookindia.com
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Stealthy Ingress

  • Over one year, top IM leaders have been arrested from along the Indo-Nepal border
  • This is also one of the routes through which Pakistan’s ISI is believed to push
    in fake Indian currency
  • Lack of manpower does not allow thorough checks at these border posts
  • Smuggling is rampant; there’s the risk of weapons, explosives being brought in
  • Free movement is meant only for Indians and Nepalese, but other nationals also use the route to cross over
  • The Sashastra Seema Bal finds its arms tied: can’t arrest terror suspects

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