Border Security Force is dedicated to secure the International Borders of the Country along the State of Tripura from the Trans border crimes and other smuggling activities.
Under the ‘Anti-Smuggling Campaigns’, BSF has been regularly conducting ‘Special Operations’ and succeeded in nullifying the nefarious designs of Trans-border Smugglers. In the series of such Operations, on intervening night of 11/12 March 2020, BSF troops deployed on the border seized 05 Kgs Ganja, 305 Bottles of Phensedyl and 70 Nos Redmi Mobile phones, having combined value of Rs 10,78,983/-.
In the wee hours of 12 Mar’ 2020, based on a specific intelligence input, foot patrolling party of Border Out Post Matinagar, under Sub Division Sonamura, District Sepahijala observed some miscreants approaching near Indo-Bangladesh Border Fence. On being challenged, miscreants fled away from the spot, taking the advantage of darkness and dense forest area. During thorough search of the area, party recovered a carton containing 70 Nos Redmi Mobile phones having market value worth Rs 8,47,930/-.
Seized mobile phones were handed over to Customs Sonamura for further legal action.
In addition to regular seizure of Narcotics and contraband items; Vigilant BSF troops deployed on the extreme frontiers are also effectively maintaining peace and tranquility along the International Boundary.