Border Security Force (BSF) said that there are reports that Fake Indian Currency Notes (FICN) and cattle smuggling syndicate is again gearing up and trying to revive the supply of FICN/cattle for smuggling like pre-lockdown scenario.
UK Nayal, DIG/PRO BSF Meghalaya, said that BSF deployed at Bangladesh Border is performing its duties with full devotion to stop all illegal activities and Trans Border Crimes.
He further stated that, before the smuggling takes an alarming shape again, all stake holders should step forward, co-ordinate and launch special operation with BSF to stop the menace of trans-border smuggling
Acting on specific tip off, on September 17, 2020 alert BSF troops deployed on border of Meghalaya nabbed one Bangladeshi National namely Badal @ Ramjan (66 Yrs), S/o Rashid Mia, R/o BD village –Barik Tilla, PS- Tahirpur, Distt-Sunamganj (Bangladesh) along with Fake Indian Currency Note (FICN) worth rupees 96000 which was to be smuggled from Bangladesh to India. Few days ago, BSF troops also recovered arms and ammunitions in the same area.
In an another instance, BSF troops deployed on West Jaintia Hills apprehended two Indian national alongwith vehicle loaded with dry pea worth Rupees more than eight lakhs. All seized items alongwith apprehended over to Meghalaya Police for further legal action.