Troops of various Border Out posts of BSF’s 17 Battalion was launched a massive operation on Saturday in the general area of vill Bamandanga, in the riverine border area, under PS Sukhchar of Dhubri district.
The operation comprising of 02 Officers, 02 Subordinate Officers and appx 50 jawans apprehended these smugglers along with 89 cattle heads. The total value of the seizure is appx Rs 8,87,000/-. Besides the cattle heads, Rs 300/-Indian currency and three mobiles were seized from them.
After preliminary questioning these apprehended smugglers will be handed over to PS Sukhchar for further legal action. The seized cattle will be handed over to Haldiaganj Customs Office for further disposal.
Meanwhile troops of Sector HQ Coochbehar under Guwahati Frontier have seized more than 80 cattle heads from the vicinity of the IB Madnakhura, Daribas and Panchadoji areas of Coochbehar, since today morning. The Appx value of the seized cattle amounts to Rs 9 Lacs.