5 Bangladeshis arrested while trying to cross over to India


Kolkata: Five Bangladeshi nationals were arrested while trying to cross over to India, BSF officials said on Monday.

A BSF statement said the five Bangladeshi nationals were apprehended from Swarupnagar and Gaighata areas of the Indo-Bangla border in North 24 Parganas districts on Sunday night.

During preliminary investigation it was found that they had crossed over to India with the help of touts.

The BSF have this year apprehended 15 Indian nationals and 731 illegal Bangladeshi intruders so far while they were trying to cross the international border. (PTI)