The BSF seized six lak Indian currencies from cattle smuggler at Gumaghat SWKH District

Shillong, September 12: The Border Security Force troops once again showing alertness on the International Border, at Gumaghat, South West Khasi Hills Meghalaya apprehended one Indian national namely Sumiron Sangma of Telagaon village of South West Khasi Hills while he was going on a bike bearing ML-12-0529 from Patkura market to Gumaghat.

Acting on a tip off, in area of Gumaghat about suspected movement of cattle smuggler, BSF Intelligence staff nabbed him with Indian currency worth Rs.6,03,110/- which was meant for cattle smuggling. He revealed that the currency of 06 lakh was given by one lady namely Khubi, residence of  Balat,  at Patkura market to deliver it to unknown person at Mawpyllun village.The details of that person was to be told to him on his mobile after reaching Mawpyllun. For this successful delivery, he would have got Rs. 1,000/-.

In another incident, the BSF troops deployed at Chikenbari,South West Khasi Hills Meghalaya , apprehended one Indian national namely Johan Marak while engaged in breaching of Border Fencing on the International border. The special fence checking party laid a trap while some miscreants were engaged in cutting Indo-Bangladesh Border Fence. Cautious BSF Party encircled the area, squeezed the cordon and apprehended him. However others miscreants fled taking advantage of thickly vegetated area.

Similarly, in another incident, the BSF Troops deployed at Lyngkhat and Tuka, East Khasi Hills district of Meghalaya seized 36 cattle worth more than 7 Lacs while being smuggled to Bangladesh. The special operation party of BSF laid a trap while some smugglers along with cattle were proceeding towards Bangladesh.

The Meghalaya border has seen rise in cattle smuggling in recent past, however, the alert BSF troops are playing a tremendous role in preventing smuggling of these cattle. “There has been some downfall in attempts of cattle smuggling after establishment of joint check posts by BSF and Police in Pynursla area

But it seems, the criminals involved in this act have now involved in smuggling of liquor of Indian Manufactured Foreign Liquor ” said Sh. U K Nayal, PRO BSF Meghalaya. “There have been inputs of these smugglers adopting new routes to bypass Pynursla” he added.



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