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Spurt in crime along Indo-Bangla border

By Correspondent

KARIMGANJ, May 2 � Villagers living along the Indo-Bangladesh border areas of Karimganj district are now facing acute oppression by Bangladeshi dacoits and cowlifters.

It may be recalled that Karimganj town and other parts of the district situated along the Indo-Bangladesh border covering a 136 km long area. Obviously, a major portion of the area lacks adequate security cover which helps smuggling and cowlifting. So, many such cases have occurred at Krishnapur T.E., Katamoni, Latu, Sutarkandi, Nilambazar, Dasgram, Katalthali, Kalkalighat and Lakshimpur TE, besides other areas. Recently, Nilambazar Police nabbed Salek Hussain, a Bangladeshi smuggler along with local smugglers Abdul Kalam, Abdur Malik and Abdul Rahman of Kandigram under Nilambazar PS. Villagers of Kandigram, Nandibari, Murkimara, Promodenagar, Hijm and Dasgram under Gandh GP Submitted a memorandum to the Governor of Assam through the DC of Karimganj where they apprised him about the terror created by Bangladeshi dacoits.

Fake currency business, dacoity, cowlifting and smuggling have been increasing in the border villages adjoining Bangladesh, disclosed the memorandum. With a view to protect their lives and properties, the villagers have urged the Government to deplay more BSF troops in these areas.

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Spurt in crime along Indo-Bangla border

KARIMGANJ, May 2 � Villagers living along the Indo-Bangladesh border areas of Karimganj district are now facing acute oppression by Bangladeshi dacoits and cowlifters.

It may be recalled that Karimganj town and other parts of the district situated along the Indo-Bangladesh border covering a 136 km long area. Obviously, a major portion of the area lacks adequate security cover which helps smuggling and cowlifting. So, many such cases have occurred at Krishnapur T.E., Katamoni, Latu, Sutarkandi, Nilambazar, Dasgram, Katalthali, Kalkalighat and Lakshimpur TE, besides other areas. Recently, Nilambazar Police nabbed Salek Hussain, a Bangladeshi smuggler along with local smugglers Abdul Kalam, Abdur Malik and Abdul Rahman of Kandigram under Nilambazar PS. Villagers of Kandigram, Nandibari, Murkimara, Promodenagar, Hijm and Dasgram under Gandh GP Submitted a memorandum to the Governor of Assam through the DC of Karimganj where they apprised him about the terror created by Bangladeshi dacoits.

Fake currency business, dacoity, cowlifting and smuggling have been increasing in the border villages adjoining Bangladesh, disclosed the memorandum. With a view to protect their lives and properties, the villagers have urged the Government to deplay more BSF troops in these areas.