BSF Guwahati Frontier arrests drug smuggler in West Bengal


GUWAHATI: Guwahati Frontier of Border Security Force(BSF) in two separate operations foiled the attempt of narcotics smuggling along the Indo-Bangladesh border in the Digaltari village, Sahebganj and East Sitai village, Sitai in Coochbehar district, West Bengal on Wednesday.  The BSF teams seized 860 Yaba tablets and 12 Kg Ganja from the possession of the arrested smuggler.

The smuggler has been identified as Najir Hussain(29) resident of Dighaltari, Sahebganj under the Coochbehar district in West Bengal.

“Acting on a tip-off, BSF troops of Border Out Post (BOP) Digaltari of 129 Bn carried out a special operation in the Digaltari village. Alerted BSF troops stopped the suspicious motorcycle rider bearing registration no.-WB 64 N 1759 near BOP Digaltari. The Motorcycle was searched and a packet containing 860 Yaba tablets concealed in the motorcycle was seized. This rider was taking the tablets to Bangladesh.,” BSF stated in a press release.

Apprehended drug smuggler along with seized Yaba tablets have been handed over to PS Sahebganj for further legal action.

In the second operation, on Wednesday the BSF troops of Border Out Post (BOP) Chitracoot of 100 Bn BSF carried out a special operation in the general area of East Sitai village in Cooch Behar district, seized 12 Kgs Ganja, while the consignments were being taken to Bangladesh.

The seized drugs have been taken to Sitai Police Station for disposal.