Bangladeshi arrested while infiltrating

Two persons, including a Bangladeshi, were apprehended while they were trying to infiltrate from the Indo-Bangladesh border in South Garo Hills.

Shillong: Two persons, including a
Bangladeshi, were apprehended while they were trying to
infiltrate from the Indo-Bangladesh border in South Garo
Hills, BSF officials said.

They are believed to be link men of Meghalaya`s Garo
National Liberation Army (GNLA).

According to BSF, Vijay Sangma, one of those
apprehended is a Bangladesh national, while Babul Marak hails
from Nongalbibra in South Garo Hills district.

A mobile handset with a Bangladesh SIM card and some
currency notes were seized from the duo.

In a separate operation, BSF seized 70 bottles of
phensedyl bottles from two persons.

BSF officials said, the cough syrup consignment
was being smuggled out to Bangladesh from a place in West Garo
Hills district.

The consignment and the arrested persons have been
handed over to the police for completing necessary legal
formalities, the BSF official said.

PTI