Troops of Border Security Force (BSF ), Guwahati Frontier, apprehended three Cattle Smugglers along with 425 cattle heads from Kalaicharbari, Bhogdore and Barmanpara area of Dhubri district on Tuesday.
On specific input of BSF Intelligence cell, regarding smuggling of cattle, a special operation party, led by Commandant 17 bn BSF along with officers and troops of the unit, initially apprehended one Indian national namely Abdullah Mondal along with 387 cattle heads worth approximately Rs 30,82,500/-, from the Kalaicharbari area of Dhubri district on Tuesday.
During preliminary questioning individual revealed the names of his associates, Bakul Barman, Resident of West Bengal and Baharul Islam, resident of Dhubri, Assam.
BSF troops further launched another operation and apprehended both suspects from Bhogdore and Barmanpara area of Dhubri respectively. They confessed that they are involved in trans-border crimes in the area. Total 425 cattle heads were seized from all of three apprehended cattle smugglers, by BSF troops from Dhubri Sector alone, having an approximate value of Rs 34,57,800/-.
All apprehended persons and seized cattle heads have been handed over to concerned agency for further disposal. BSF has been seizing huge number of cattle heads in their efforts to prevent trans-border crimes.