Kolkata, October 31
5 Bangladeshis and 12 Indian nationals had been apprehended by the Border Safety Power personnel in separate incidents for illegally crossing the Indo-Bangla border in West Bengal’s Nadia district, a press release issued by the paramilitary drive mentioned.
5 Bangladeshis and 12 Indian nationals, together with one tout, had been apprehended by the border guards whereas illegally crossing over to this facet close to Ramnagar outpost in Nadia district on Thursday, the BSF assertion mentioned on Friday.
The apprehend Indians confessed that they had earlier crossed the border on the Benapole space to fulfill their relations in Bangladesh and had been returning again.
The Bangladeshis mentioned they had been going to Bengaluru to work as labourers.
All apprehended individuals have been handed over to the Hanskhali police station.
In one other incident, one Indian nationwide was caught and 10 cattle seized by a patrolling BSF group at Khasmahal outpost on the identical day.
The person was making an attempt to smuggle the cattle to Bangladesh together with another individuals.
Nonetheless, whereas others within the group managed to flee, the person was caught and handed over to native police.
The worth of the seized cattle is estimated to be Rs 2,25,230 in native market, it added. PTI