BSF Meghalaya foils sugar smuggling attempt at Indo-Bangladesh border

Shillong (Meghalaya): BSF Meghalaya foiled smuggling attempt for sugar on the international border on Wednesday.

“On December 6, 2023, acting on specific information, troops from the 172 Battalion of BSF Meghalaya successfully intercepted a vehicle near the Lumshnong-Sonapur bordering area. The intercepted vehicle was found to be loaded with a substantial quantity of sugar, intended for smuggling into Bangladesh from the East Jaintia Hills district of Meghalaya,” the Meghalaya frontier BSF Shillong said in a press release.

BSF Shillong further said that the driver of the seized vehicle was apprehended as he failed to provide valid documents for the consignment of sugar.

The seized item were handed over to the concerned police station for further legal action.

These successful operations underscore BSF Meghalaya’s expertise in curbing illegal activities along the borders and ensuring the safety and security of the region.

(With inputs from ANI)



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