Two held with arms near Bangladesh border

The Border Security Force (BSF) on Wednesday apprehended two persons including a minor and seized 10 firearms along the Bangladesh border in West Bengal's Malda district.

Kolkata: The Border Security Force (BSF) on Wednesday apprehended two persons including a minor and seized 10 firearms along the Bangladesh border in West Bengal's Malda district.

The arrested persons - Maidul Sheikh, 28 and Rahul Sheikh, 15, were nabbed by the BSF troopers under the Daulatpur border outpost area. 

"During a special anti-smuggling operation, we apprehended them," said a BSF officer.

The BSF has apprehended six weapons smugglers and seized over 40 guns including country made pistols so far this year.

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