BSF seizes Rs 15 lakh, nabs one smuggler

Published on Thursday, 21 November 2019 22:52
Written by Our Correspondant
Agartala, Nov 21,2019:Based on specific inputs, a joint operation with the department of Customs was planned by BSF Coy Commander deployed at Border Out Post Srimantapur in Sonmaura subdivision yesterday.
During dusk hours, joint operation party observed some suspicious movement of a person with a backpack along Indo-Bangladesh border at Srimantapur. On being challenged, the suspect tried to run away from the spot.
Accordingly, alert operational team immediately chased and nabbed him along with a bag on his back. On search of the bag, Indian currency of various denominations having value of Rs 15,00,000/- was recovered. During questioning, he revealed his identity as Ali Hossain (20 year).
 On sustained questioning of the suspect, he revealed that he received the consignment of Indian currency from Munir Hossain of Kalapaniawith the direction to deliver same to one person belonging to village Ravindranagar after getting the name and correct address from Munir Hossain. The apprehended person was handed over to the Customs Besides above, on same night, BSF troops also succeeded in seizing other miscellaneous contraband items having collective market value of Rs. 1,73,350/-. 
It is also worth mentioning here that in addition to regular seizure of such huge quantity of Narcotics drugs particularly Yaba Tablets and Ganja; Vigilant BSF troops deployed on the extreme frontiers of the country are effectively manning the International Border and considerably seizing the contraband items like Phensedyl, Liquor, Cattle, Garments also on daily basis from bordering areas.