TNN | Jun 26, 2011
GUWAHATI: BSF personnel nabbed a Bangladeshi national from the Indo-Bangla border in Meghalaya's West Garo Hills district early on Saturday morning. An officer of the BSF's Assam-Meghalaya Frontier said the person, identified as Md Samim Khandukar, 37, was nabbed while he was trying to sneak into Bangladesh from India.
Samim is a resident of Cheragaon Majehali village in Sunamganj district of Bangladesh. BSF personnel found Indian currency worth Rs 93,850 and a cellphone with Bangladeshi SIM card on him.
Samim and the seized items has been handed over to the Meghalaya Police for legal action.
BSF troops deployed in Dhubri district of Assam and hilly areas of Meghalaya have seized 23 cows, country boat and other contraband items, in the past 24 hours. These items were being smuggled out to Bangladesh. The estimated cost of seized items stands at Rs 3,00,000. They have been handed over to the departments concerned for required action.