On 28th January, 2022 under South Bengal Frontier, troops of Border Out Post Noonaganj, 8th Battalion, apprehended a smuggler with 30 bottles of country liquor in the border area of Nadia district.
The arrested smuggler has been identified as Hakim Mandal, S/o Ajit Mandal, village Puttikhali, District Nadia, West Bengal.
On preliminary questioning, Hakim Mandal confessed that he was involved in all kinds of cross-border smuggling. He further told that he along with his two companions Rahim and Alamgir were bringing these liquor from village Majdiya and taking them to Bangladesh. At the same time both my companions fled on seeing the BSF.
The apprehended person along with the seized goods was handed over to Krishnaganj Police Station for further legal action.
Public Relations Officer, South Bengal Frontier stated in a statement that the Border Security Force is taking strict measures to check smuggling along the Indo-Bangladesh Border. Further, the officer stated in strong words that the Border Security Force will not allow smuggling under any circumstances.