ANI Photo | Meghalaya: BSF seizes medicines, clothes from International Border meant to be smuggled to Bangladesh 

Border Security Force (BSF), in a joint operation with Meghalaya Police, seized a huge quantity of medicines, clothing, and glass frames worth Rs 88 lakhs, which were meant to be smuggled to Bangladesh from the International Border of South West Khasi Hills, said BSF in a statement. 
Acting on specific information, a BSF party of 193 Bn, along with troops of Meghalaya police, intercepted two Bolero pickups near the Gumaghat bordering area on Saturday. These vehicles were loaded with a huge quantity of medicines, sarees, and glass frames intended for smuggling into Bangladesh, said officials. 
According to BSF, the drivers of both vehicles were apprehended because they could not provide a valid justification or documents regarding the consignments they were carrying. The apprehended persons, along with the seized items, were handed over to the concerned police station for further legal action.
In another operation, acting on specific information, troops from the 43rd Battalion of BSF Meghalaya, in a joint operation with Meghalaya Police, seized 9,000 kilograms of dry betel nuts worth Rs 18 lakhs. These betel nuts were found stocked in an abandoned house near the Rongra bordering area of South Garo Hills.

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