23 Bangladeshi smugglers apprehended from South dist

Acting on specific information, the vigilant troops of BSF laid an ambush in the area of Border out Post Samarganj under South Tripura District and apprehended 23 Bangladeshi smugglers while 25-30 Bangladeshi smugglers divided into small groups crossed the International Boundary to receive a consignment of sugar from their counterpart in the Indian side.

The BSF Tripura Frontier in its press communique on Tuesday stated that a total of 125 bags of sugar weighing 6250 Kg has been recovered from the place of apprehension and 17 numbers of mobile phones in the possession of apprehended Bangladeshi smugglers have also been seized.

Out of 23 Bangladeshi smugglers, 22 are from the bordering area of Feni district (Bangladesh) and 01 is from Chattogram district, it stated.

It further stated, “The Border Guarding Force, i.e Border Guards Bangladesh was contacted by the BSF for a flag meeting but till the afternoon it couldn’t be held. FIR is being lodged and apprehended Bangladeshi smugglers are being handed over to P.S -Manu after a medical examination.”

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