BSF intercepts 4 Bangladeshis in Cooch Behar district
The Border Security Force intercepted four Bangladeshis at Haldibari in Cooch Behar district on Monday for infiltrating into India.
The personnel of 15 battalion of the force posted in Jalpaiguri district intercepted an e-rickshaw near the border while it was heading towards Haldibari of Cooch Behar district. Two Bangladeshis, including a woman, who hail from Dinajpur and Munshiganj districts of Bangladesh, were held. The vehicle owner, however, managed to escape the spot.
During interrogation, the duo revealed that they had checked into a hotel at Haldibari. Later, the BSF apprehended two other Bangladeshis, who are from Patuakhali and Shariatpur districts, from the same hotel.
“The quartet admitted infiltrating into India for livelihood and had plans to move into different cities of India,” said a source. All the four have been handed over to police.
In another incident, the BSF arrested Gano Mahato from South Dinajpur district on Monday after 150 yaba tablets were recovered from his house.