SHILLONG, April 16 - BSF today seized 6 kg of ganja in South West Khasi Hills district and nabbed three Bangladeshi nationals while the trio were infiltrating into India.
According to BSF, the border troops deployed at Chickenbari in the district launched a special operation and seized the ganja. However, the smugglers managed to escape taking advantages of the terrain.
In the same district at Borsora, three Bangladeshi nationals were nabbed while trying to sneak into India.
The individuals were on their way to collect their wages from one Good Luck Coal Quarry at Nongjuri located in the district. The BSF seized from their procession Indian currency, two mobile phones and Bangladesh SIM cards.
Moreover, the border troops seized 56 cattle at Balughat, Beldova and Rithingpara, South West Garo Hills district. The seized cattle are worth over Rs 4 lakh.
The BSF informed that it has seized 163 cattle and contraband items worth over Rs 24 lakh while being smuggled out from India to Bangladesh on the International Border along Meghalaya during last four days.