BSF foils another sugar smuggling attempt on India-Bangladesh Border

Shillong (Meghalaya): Sugar has emerged as the major essential commodity to be smuggled into Bangladesh with the BSF continuously seizing large quantity of the item along the international border that Meghalaya shares with the neighbouring country.

Border Security Force (BSF) Meghalaya foiled another smuggling attempts and seized sugar, cattle and cosmetic items along the Indo-Bangladesh border, a press release from BSF Meghalaya stated on Wednesday.

In different operations, conducted on May 7, 2024, alert troops of BSF Meghalaya successfully thwarted illegal smuggling attempts along the India-Bangladesh border in Meghalaya by seizing cattle, sugar and cosmetic items worth more than Rs 15 Lakhs while being smuggled to Bangladesh through the International border of Meghalaya, the press release stated further.

BSF troops of 200 Bn BSF Meghalaya in collaboration with Meghalaya police seized a large cache of sugar, which had been stockpiled in an abandoned house near the International border of South Garo Hills. The seized sugar was handed over to Police Station Rongra for further action, the press release stated.




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