The BSF troops nabbed five Indian and one Bangladeshi smuggler, were active along international border in Meghalaya.
The BSF troops deployed at panda, South Garo Hills in Meghalaya, observed some suspicious movement both side of international border. The BSF party encircled the suspected area and apprehended one Bangladeshi national and five Indian nationals.
The apprehended persons are Shatrugan Sangma (30 yrs), Thoupshera (35 yrs), Balsingh R Marak (35 yrs), Lister Marak (40 yrs), Laxman M Sangma (14 yrs) and 01 Bangladeshi national namly, Md Fazrul Hussain (25 yrs) BD.
During the investigation they revealed before BSF that two Bangla Deshi smugglers came to meet Indian smugglers for the deal of the consignment. The BSF party challenged and succeed to caught them, one Bangla Deshi smuggler and one Indian national fled away by taking advantage of thick vegetation and darkness.
One Bangladeshi smugglers and five Indian smugglers apprehended along with 02 mobile phone with sim and one medium Veh 709 Turbo bearing no- 09- 9242. Loaded with Jambura Citrus fruit (localy known)/ from their possession.
Apprehended persons along with seized items handed over to concern department for further legal action.
Meanwhile the BSF has stepped up its special drive against the smugglers and has intensified its operations on the Indo-Bangladesh Border to prevent nefarious design of trans-border criminal to maintain tranquility in bordering areas of Meghalaya state.