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BSF foils smuggling bid along Indo-Bangladesh border

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HT Digital,

Guwahati, May 8: On May 7, 2024, the Border Security Force (BSF) Meghalaya successfully intercepted illegal smuggling attempts along the India-Bangladesh border in Meghalaya. The seized goods, including cattle, sugar, and cosmetics, were valued at over Rs 15 Lakhs.

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The illegal items were confiscated as they were being smuggled into Bangladesh via Meghalaya’s International border. Acting on specific intelligence, BSF troops from 4 Bn BSF Meghalaya seized a large quantity of cosmetics in the East Khasi Hills district.

These items were then handed over to the relevant customs office for further legal proceedings. In a separate operation, 193 Bn BSF troops rescued eight cattle near BOP Dulainala that were being smuggled into Bangladesh.

Additionally, 200 Bn BSF troops, in cooperation with Meghalaya police, seized a significant amount of sugar stashed in an abandoned house near the South Garo Hills’ International border. The confiscated sugar has been turned over to Rongra Police Station for further action.

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