BSF confiscateS Indian and Bangladeshi


Officials of the Border Security Force (BSF) seized Indian and Bangladesh currencies in two different operations from East Khasi Hills district in Meghalaya, officials said on Saturday.
The BSF recovered 18 lakh Bangladesh Taka and more than Rs 3.12 lakh from the border regions on Friday after thwarting two smuggling attempts. “The 04 Battalion BSF Meghalaya troops were stationed in the Nayabazar region when they spotted suspicious activity on both sides of the border fence.
BSF discovered a bag holding 18 lakh Bangladesh Taka while searching the area.
In a related incident, personnel from the 110 Bn BSF in the Ryngku area of the East Khasi Hills also prevented miscreants from crossing the border and seized Rs 3.12 lakh in Indian currency “, BSF stated.
Earlier this month, BSF confiscated fake Indian currency notes with face value of Rs 55,000 from the International Border of East Jaintia Hills, Meghalaya.
“BSF troops of 172 Battalion BSF detected some suspicious movement of miscreants from Bangladesh to India,” the BSF said, adding that upon intercepting, they fled the spot.
Following this, a search operation was conducted by the security personnel, and a bag containing 105 fake Indian currency notes in the denomination of Rs 500 was recovered, the BSF officials said.
Officials added that the fake notes were of very low grade, probably locally printed in Bangladesh.