On 25 May 2019, BSF troops deployed on Asabari Border Out Post, PS Kalamchera, Dist Sepahijala received a specific information about smuggling of Yaba tablets.
Accordingly a special operation was planned and troops on duty were sounded extra alertness.
At about 2215 hrs, BSF troops observed suspicious movements of the miscreants approaching near Indo-Bangladesh Border Fence for smuggling activities. On being challenged, miscreants managed to escape from the spot. During search of the area, party seized polythene bags containing 975 Nos of Yaba Tablets worth Rs. 4,87,500/- and 47 Bottles of Phensedyl worth Rs.6,002/- from the spot. Seized items handed over to PS Kalamchera.
In an another incident related to smuggling of Cattle, BSF troops of Border Out Post Kamthana under PS Madhupur, District West Tripura observed some miscreants with Cattle approaching Indo-Bangladesh Border Fence. Party challenged them to stop, but they did not pay any heed.
Finding no alternative, BSF troops, in order to deter the miscreants, fired Non-lethal Ammunition keeping proper safety distance. However, miscreants fled away from the spot leaving behind Cattle. During search of the area, BSF party seized 07 Nos Cattle worth Rs.56,300/- from the spot. No injury has been reported to any individual and the seized Cattle were handed over to PS Madhupur.
Border Security Force has been putting relentless efforts in containing smuggling activities on the border. Seizure of Narcotics drugs like Yaba Tablets & Phensedyl and cattle on daily basis is the testimony of the commitment by border security force personnel.