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BSF apprehends five cattle smugglers, rescues 101 cattle

BSF apprehends five cattle smugglers, rescues 101 cattle

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BSF apprehends five cattle smugglers, rescues 101 cattle BSF apprehends five cattle smugglers, rescues 101 cattle

Troops of the Guwahati Frontier of Border Security Force (BSF) apprehended five Indian cattle smugglers and rescued 101 cattle heads in three separate operations from bordering areas of South Salmara in Dhubri district of Assam.

Acting on a tip-off, on the intervening night of 25-26 August, BSF troops of Border Out Post (BOP) Boreralga,  6 Batallion (Bn) BSF carried out an special operation in the riverine area of Indo-Bangladesh International border and apprehended four Indian cattle smugglers along with 10 cattle heads after hot pursuit, while cattle heads were being smuggled from India to Bangladesh. Apprehended smugglers alongwith seized items have been handed over to police for further legal action.

In the second operation, troops of Border Out Post (BOP) Shishumara 6 Bn BSF carried out an operation in riverine area of Indo-Bangladesh International border and apprehended one Indian cattle smuggler along with eight cattle heads, while the cattle were being smuggled from India to Bangladesh.

The vigilant BSF troops have also rescued 52 cattle heads from different places of District Cooch behar (West Bengal) and 31 cattle heads from different places of district South Salmara on Indo-Bangladesh border, while cattle heads were being smuggled from India to Bangladesh.

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