In the constant endeavor to maintain the sanctity of the International border and prevent trans-border crimes and smuggling along the Indo-Bangladesh border adjoining with Meghalaya, Border Security Force (BSF), Meghalaya Frontier in the night intervening 16th and 17th November 2021 seized cattle’s, trucks and cosmetic items and other miscellaneous items worth RS. 57,65,538.
The BSF party intercepted and caught two trucks crammed with 56 cattle heads from Rattachara and Kuliang area of East Khasi Hills and East Jaintia Hills district. However, the drivers and co-drivers of the trucks managed to escape leaving behind the trucks.The seized cattle and trucks are amounting to Rs.39,93,600/-. In another incident, BSF party seized 10800 numbers of Cardila Skin creams worth Rs. 15,66,000/- in AOR of Umsyiem.
BSF has stepped up its special drive against smuggling and illegal intruders and has intensified its operations on the Indo-Bangladesh Border to prevent nefarious design of trans-border criminals in bordering areas of Meghalaya State. Public Relation Officer of BSF Frontier HQ Meghalaya stated that such type of operations will continue against smugglers along the Indo-Bangladesh border of Meghalaya.