New Delhi [India], May 27 (ANI): One Bangladeshi national who was apprehended by the North Bengal Frontier, Border Security Force (BSF) deployed on the Indo-Bangladesh border in West Bengal for inadvertently crossing the International border was handed over to Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) as a goodwill gesture.
A statement issued by the BSF on Friday stated that the troops of Battalions under North Bengal Frontier BSF deployed on the Indo-Bangladesh border in West Bengal under the dynamic leadership of Ajai Singh, Inspector General of North Bengal Frontier BSF are maintaining alertness on the border in order to thwart any attempt of anti-national elements to execute their nefarious design of smuggling and infiltrations.
It further said that troops of BOP Narayanjote of 176 Bn BSF deployed on the Indo-Bangladesh border in Jalpaiguri district of West Bengal, apprehended one Bangladeshi national namely Sheikhu Miya (32 Yrs) resident of Panchgarh (Bangladesh) when he has inadvertently crossed the border.
Later on request, BSF handed over the apprehended Bangladeshi national to Border Guard Bangladesh during a flag meeting as a goodwill gesture.
During the year, a total of 11 Bangladeshi Nationals who had inadvertently crossed the border from different bordering areas of the North Bengal Frontier, were handed over to Border Guard Bangladesh as a goodwill gesture, the release added. (ANI)