The Border Security Force (BSF) has seized medicines, cosmetics and clothing items worth more than Rs 20 lakh on different locations of the international border while being smuggled to Bangladesh, a BSF statement said.
Acting on reliable information, BSF troops deployed at international border of West Jaintia Hills in Meghalaya planned an operation today and foiled the smuggling attempt by seizing medicines consisting Ista20 tablets, cap Mon Q tablets, Oint Drone TM tablets, Oint Cesol tablets, VB3 syrup and many others total amount to Rs. 10 lakh 90 thousand.
In other incidents, BSF troops confiscated huge quantities of cosmetics and clothing from the bordering area of South West Khasi Hills and East Khasi Hills.
One Bangladesh national identified as Feroz Ali (18), a resident of Sylhet, Bangladesh,was also apprehended by BSF at Pyrdwah under Pynursla police station while carrying cosmetics illegally from India to Bangladesh, the statement further informed.
The BSF troops confiscated cosmetics worth Rs 9 lakh.