3 Bangladeshi nationals arrested for illegal entry
The BSF arrested three Bangladeshi nationals in north Bengal on Tuesday for allegedly illegally entering India and later handed them to respective local police stations.
According to BSF sources, the 61 battalion posted at the border outpost in Bhimpur of South Dinajpur apprehended two Bangladeshis while they were allegedly trying to infiltrate into India. They have been identified as Akhil Sarkar and Sumitra Rani Sarkar, both residents of Rajshahi district of Bangladesh.
In another raid, another team of the same battalion nabbed Mohammad Sohan, a Bangladeshi youth from Dinajpur district, at the international border.
Along with the arrests, the border guards have also seized a number of items, including cattle and cough syrup bottles estimated at Rs 2 lakh, from the Indo-Bangla border in different districts of north Bengal on Tuesday, sources said.