BSF again seized gold worth crores from India-Bangladesh border, know how the smugglers' plan failed

Ananya Shroff
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New Delhi Based on intelligence input, BSF has arrested a smuggler from the border area of ​​India-Bangladesh border in Nadia district of West Bengal. 20 gold biscuits and 2 gold bricks have been recovered from him. This smuggler was carrying this consignment of gold for further delivery after smuggling. The total weight of the seized gold is 4.7 kg. Its value is around Rs 3.28 crore. Earlier on July 4, BSF and DRI had seized 9.6 kg gold worth around Rs 7 crore in a joint operation in Nadia district itself.

The BSF said that on July 5, after receiving information about gold smuggling from the BSF intelligence department, the company commander of the 8th battalion of the border outpost Puttikhali laid an ambush in the interior area of ​​​​Mathurapur village. The ambush team saw a suspicious person coming from Tagori village towards Mathurapur village on a scooty.

After identifying the suspect, he was apprehended. The arrested person and the scooty were brought to the border check post. When the scooty was searched, 20 gold biscuits and 2 gold bricks were found in the luggage kept under the seat of the scooty. The arrested person was identified as Mathur Das (name changed). He hails from Nadia district of West Bengal. During interrogation, the accused told that he was going to deliver the consignment of gold to Bangaon.
He used to get good money for this work. The arrested accused and the seized gold have been handed over to DRI Kolkata for further action.

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