Cooch Behar, Jan 25: In three separate operations, troops of Guwahati Frontier of Border Security Force, foiled attempt of narcotics smuggling at Indo-Bangladesh border and seized 18 Kgs of Ganja, 710 bottles of Phensedyl from bordering area of village Kaiterbari/Sitai in Cooch Behar district of West Bengal on January 24.
Acting on a tip-off, on Sunday, BSF troops of Border Out Post (BOP) Sitai of 100 Bn BSF carried out special operation in the general area of village Kaiterbari under Sitai police station in Coochbehar district of West Bengal and seized 18 Kgs Ganja and 250 bottles of Phensedyl. The smugglers were trying the consignments to be smuggled from India to Bangladesh.
In second operation, BSF troops of Border Out Post (BOP) Chitracoot of 100 Bn BSF carried out special operation in general area under Sitai police station seized 160 bottles of Phensedyl.
The seized narcotics items have been handed over to Sitai police station for further disposal.
In the third operation, BSF troops of Border Out Post (BOP) Daribas of 38 Bn BSF carried out a special operation in general area of village Daribas under Dinhata poluce station and seized 300 bottles of Phensedyl, while the consignments were trying to be smuggled from India to Bangladesh.
Keeping in view the vulnerability of border, heightened activities of the smugglers and anti-national elements on the border, BSF troops are always alert towards the issues of trans-border crimes & illegal infiltration and are making all out efforts to prevent commission of such crimes.