GUWAHATI, Dec 30: Exhibiting high degree of alertness on International Border, troops of 04 Bn under BSF Meghalaya seized clothing items worth rupees 11 lakhs from the International Border of East Khasi Hills which were brought there in a pick-up truck for further crossing over to Bangladesh.
In another incident, troops of 43 Bn BSF in a joint operation with Meghalaya police in the bordering area of South Garo hills apprehended a Bangladesh national who illegally entered inside India with an intention of carrying smuggling consignment from India to Bangladesh. Apprehended person revealed his identity as Md Asherul Hoque (20), resident of village Bhawanipur, Dist- Netrakona, Bangladesh. Blankets, cosmetics items, liquor and other miscellaneous items were recovered from his possession.
Continuing its efforts to keep the International border smuggling free, BSF troops have seized clothing and cosmetics items worth Rupees 99 lakhs in the month of December 2022.