BSF seizes drugs, gold worth over Rs 10 crore in June

Kolkata: The Border Security Force (BSF) deployed on south Bengal frontier of the Indo-Bangladesh border has seized contraband and gold worth over Rs.10 crore and held about 244 Bangladeshi illegal immigrants in June, an official release said on Thursday.

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Besides seizing 15.39 kg of gold worth over Rs.4.08 crore, the BSF confiscated 42.8 kg of ganja and 20,781 bottles of Phensedyl valued at over Rs.19 lakh from various border outposts spread across the districts of North 24-Parganas, Murshidabad, Malda and Nadia.

It has also seized fake Indian currency notes having face value of Rs.10.5 lakh in Malda district."Besides, the BSF has seized other contraband items and cattle worth Rs.4,80,61,601 and arrested 244 illegal Bangladeshi migrants in June," the BSF said in the release.

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