Border Security Force arrest one for smuggling 120 cattle to Bangladesh

Updated: Sep 02, 2019, 14:05 IST | mid-day online correspondent

BSF troops of South Bengal Frontier affected seizure of 12.25 Lakh Bangladeshi currency and arrested one cattle smuggler

This picture has been used for representational purpose only
This picture has been used for representational purpose only

On Monday, the South Bengal Frontier troops of Border Security Force (BSF) arrested one person for allegedly smuggling 120 cattle to Bangladesh from West Bengal. The BSF police arrested the accused on August during operations against trans-border crimes. The BSF troops also seized12.25 lakh Bangladeshi currency called taka from his possession.

The PRO of BSF South Bengal took to social networking site Twitter and said that the BSF troops of South Bengal Frontier affected seizure of 12.25 Lakh Bangladeshi currency and arrested one cattle smuggler who was smuggling 120 cattle to Bangladesh.

Also Read: Man beaten up for smuggling cattle in MP's Katni

In a similar incident, the Delhi police arrested 11 cattle smugglers for allegedly smuggling cattle on Sunday in the national capital. The police also arrested a mobile phone snatcher and recovered six stolen vehicles. According to sources, the police control room (PCR) received a call while patrolling the Rajghat area about a truck transporting cattle.

Laying a trap, the police arrested Satbir, 42, and Naresh, 50 who claimed to be the owners of the cattle. While frisking the vehicle, the police also found three buffaloes and 43 calves in the truck. Out of which, two buffaloes and two calves were already dead.

Other than the cattle, the police also found nine people were also travelling in the vehicle.

Also Read: Two thrashed for 'smuggling' cattle, arrested in Gurgaon

With inputs from ANI

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