The BSF arrested four Indian cattle smugglers from Jatrakona South Garo Hills

Shillong, April 22: The Border Security Force troops are showing extra alertness to prevent any trans-border crime on the International Border. BSF Troops deployed at Jatrakona, South Garo Hills of Meghalaya while conducting Mobile Check Post duty on National Highway-62 near the over bridge of village Jatrakona, on 20th  April’2019 observed one suspicious vehicle plying from Dimapara side towards border.

The BSF MCP party immediately intercepted the vehicle. It was revealed that  four suspecious persons were trying to smuggle cattle. They had brutally loaded 17 Cattle in one TATA 1613 Truck bearing Regn. No. AS 26 C-2299 and moving from Dimapara side near International Border.

The MCP party apprehended all four Indian national namely, Baharul Islam, Ismile Hussain, Jalaluddin and  Gazibur Rahman all are from  Assam. BSF  party searched the TATA 1613 Truck bearing Regn. No. AS 26 C-2299 .

It is worth mentioning here that carrying so many cattle in a truck with resulted in death of two cattle. The Border Security Force has intensified its operations on the Indo-Bangladesh Border to prevent trans-border crimes.

In another incident the troops of BSF deployed at  Muktapur, East Khasi Hills district of Meghalaya carried out surprise check of a suspected jungle area of village Amjalong under Dawki police station, West Jaintia Hills district.

During search, party observed approximate  30-40 cattle tied among bushes while some cattle were being unloaded from a truck and a Bolero Pick up van by some persons. On seeing BSF party,  they fled away from the spot leaving behind cattle and the truck.

BSF Party seized more than 48 Nos cattle with 01 Truck & 01 no Bolero Pick up van while being smuggled out to Bangladesh from India. Even when the BSF party was returning back after the seizure some miscreants tried to stop BSF troops but alert jawans firmly foiled their ill design.

Same night when re-enforcement was being sent BSF party also seized 22 nos cattle and apprehended 09 smugglers near Amlarem in a joint operation with Meghalaya Police.  Smugglers are using different disguised techniques to smuggle the cattle from India to Bangladesh but BSF troops are frequently foiling such attempts of smugglers.

Sudden movement of cattle laden truck in such numbers towards International border in West Garo Hills, South Garo Hills and East Khasi Hills District has started after a gap of one year.

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