Kolkata, Dec 4 IBNS | 8 months ago

The Border Security Force (BSF) on Wednesday declared that the South Bengal frontier on Indo-Bangladesh border during the month of November had gained considerable success in the operational front by seizing many unauthorized articles.


BSF noted that the troops from the South Bengal frontier seized 24459 bottles of Phensedyl in the border area under Police Stations - Bongaon, Bashirhat, Swaroopnagar, Bagdah and Gaighata in 24 Parganas (North) district; PS - Hanskhali, Tehatta, Chhapra, Krishnaganj in Nadia district; PS - Jalangi, Raninagar in Nadia district and Bhagwangola in Murshidabad district and Kaliachak, Raghunathganj, Baishnavnagar and Shamsherganj in Malda district.

Moreover, the BSF had seized 99.950 Kgs of Ganja in the border area under Bangaon Police Station in 24 Pgs (N) district and Hogalbaria Police Station in Nadia district.

Also the troops seized 933.51 grams of gold costing approximately Rs. 27,53,852 in the border area under Swaroopnagar Police Station and Bangaon Police Station in North 24 Parganas district.

The BSF had also seized Rs. 1,11,500 worth FICN in the border area under Baishnavnagar Police Station and Kaliachak Police Station in Malda district and Raninagar Police Station in Murshidabad district.

Moreover, the BSF had recovered 10 endangered wildlife species Reptiles (Lizard) called Gecko which is priced in international market at approximately Rs. 2 Cores from the border area under Bangaon Police Station.

Beside the above, the BSF troops have seized other contraband items and cattle worth Rs. 2,70,18,914 and apprehended 281 Bangladeshi illegal migrants during the month of Nov 2013.

(Posted on 04-12-2013)