Five Bangladesh nationals were sent back to their country after recovering from mental ailment issues at Modern Psychiatric Hospital in West Tripura's Narsingarh on April 2. They strayed into Indian soil unknowingly and were rescued from different locations in Tripura from 2015. "After fulfilling all the protocols, they were sent back to Bangladesh through Akhaura ICP in a simple ceremony on Friday," said Assistant Bangladesh High Commisioner… read-more
Courtesy: Press Trust Of India
In an ambush attack, two BSF personnel were killed by a terrorist organisation NLFT along the India-Bangladesh border in Tripura’s Dalai on August 3. The attack took place post 6:30 AM. Between the victims, one was a Sub-Inspector of the Force. "During the fierce encounter, Sub Inspector Bhuru Singh and Constable Raj Kumar sustained fatal injuries and lost their lives," said a BSF spokesperson.
The case of Chinese national Han Junwei, who was caught while crossing the international Indo-Bangladesh border, is likely to be investigated by the Special Task Force. A laptop, two iPhones, a Bangladeshi SIM, two pen drives, ATM cards, US dollars, Bangladeshi, Indian currency and a Valid passport have been recovered from his possession. However, the passwords to his phones and laptops are not able to be cracked so far.
Courtesy: The Economic Times
BSF has confiscated around 2,800 kg of banned 'Hilsa' worth Rs 75 lakh from the Indo-Bangla border in the last 7 months. Hilsa, from river Padma, is sold at Rs 2500-3000/kg in the black market. BSF stated, smugglers infiltrate through riverine borders of Malda and Murshidabad at night. Bangladesh put a ban on its export eight years ago, known as 'Hilsa Diplomacy', amid sharing-dispute over Teesta river with West Bengal.
Courtesy: The Print
On September 1, the Border Security Force (BSF) arrested two Bangladeshi nationals after they illegally crossed the Indian border in Kishanganj. The trespassers were identified as Chandra Mohan Pal (18) and Babul Chandra Pal (15), who reportedly, were residents of Bangladesh's Panchagarh. BSF stated that the duo were handed over to Border Guards Bangladesh (BGB), after conducting "preliminary questioning". Reportedly, two mobile phones with… read-more
Courtesy: ANI News