SILCHAR, March 14 - The 7th battalion of the Border Security Force (BSF) rescued a woman at the Mahisasan Railway Station, close to the Indo-Bangla border at Karimganj on Thursday.
A BSF official, informed in a press release on Saturday, that the woman � identified as Kallamma B (40) � was reported missing from Ramtirath village in Davanagere district of Karnataka.
�An officer of our intelligence wing, while performing surveillance duty, came across the lady roaming at the Mahisasan Railway Station. On a query, it was found that she hails from south India. A BSF constable from Karnataka interacted with her and came to know that she belonged to Davanagere district. From the mobile phone that she had with her, the BSF contacted her brother, Kumar Chari, who informed that his sister went missing from home four months back,� the official informed.
The BSF officer said that after rescuing the woman, local police was informed and subsequently, the woman was handed over to local NGO Ujjawala Home at Nilambazar.
On Saturday, Kumar Chari, the brother of the woman, reached the BSF camp here and along with BSF officers, he visited the NGO to meet his sister. Thereafter, the missing woman was formally handed over to her brother. The two were taken from Nilambazar to the office of the 7th Bn of the BSF for facilitating them to go to Karnataka.
�This is the second time that the BSF rescued a missing woman. Last year, the same battalion rescued a woman from Karnataka who had boarded a wrong train and was roaming near the border,� the release stated.