(District-North 24 Parganas)
On April 06, 2022, at around 2305 hrs, the troops of Border Out Post Dobila, 153 Battalion apprehended 02 smugglers on Border . On thorough search of the area, 20 kgs of Ganja was recovered from inside 02 bags.
The apprehended smuggler has been identified as i) Dhananjay Roy, age 19, Village – Dobila, PS- Swaroopnagar, District – North 24 Parganas ii) Asadul Islam, age – 29 years, Satkhira (Bangladesh). Indian smuggler Dhanjay Roy, who was caught during interrogation, told that he has been involved in smuggling activities for some time. He had taken ganja from Arif (Village- Khalsi, Swaroopnagar) which was to be handed over to Bangladeshi smuggler Asadul Islam. For which he was to get Rs 2000/-. But BSF troops apprehended both of us with ganja bags. Further he revealed that there is a big gang active in smuggling of ganja in the border area, which includes some prominent people like Nimay Roy, age- 34 years, Gorango Sarkar, age- 32 years, Lenin Sarkar, 34 years old, all these villages are Majirpara, Dobila. They are residents of Thana- Swaroopnagar.
Apprehended both the smugglers along with the seized items have been handed over to Swarupnagar police station for further legal action.
Jawahar Singh Negi, Commanding Officer, 153 Battalion expressed happiness over the achievements of the jawans, in which the jawans apprehended 02 smugglers. The official stated that they will not allow any kind of smuggling in their area.