Border Security Force (BSF) personnel of the 70th Corps have seized a large number of mobile phones, which were supposed to be smuggled into Bangladesh, while thwarting smuggling along the International Border in Malda district of Bengal. Officials said that 10 to 12 smugglers were trying to smuggle in the dark of night, but the jawans foiled their plans and all escaped except mobile phones stuffed in eight bags.
A total of 359 pieces of mobiles were seized from the spot, the value of which has been estimated to be around Rs.39 lakh 29 thousand. The border outpost of Sukhdevpur decreased in the area.
Officials said that on the basis of accurate information received from intelligence sources, BSF personnel launched an ambush in Sukhdevpur area. Then the soldiers saw about 10 to 12 suspected smugglers moving towards Tarbandi with a bundle. But seeing the soldiers coming towards him, the smuggler fled with the help of thick darkness and bushes.
After which, the jawans launched a special search operation, in which eight bags were found near Tarbandi. On opening the portals, mobile phones of various companies were found. Here, according to the intelligence wing of BSF, in the preliminary investigation, the names of many Indian smugglers involved in this smuggling have come to light, who were involved in this.
The BSF has lodged an FIR against all those smugglers at the Baishnabnagar police station. Simultaneously, the seized mobiles have been handed over to the police station for further action. Here, on this success, the commanding officer of 70th Corps said that the Border Security Force is taking strict measures to prevent smuggling along the Indo-Bangladesh border. Due to which people involved in activities like smuggling are experiencing a lot of difficulties and some of them are being caught, who are also being punished according to the law.