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BSF SEIZED CONTRABAND ITEMS WORTH 10.79 LAKHS

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.

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