Shillong, : The Border Security Force troops showing extra alertness to prevent any trans-border crime on the International Border. Acting on a tip-off regarding illegal excess money generated from coal & stone business the vigilant BSF troops 11 BN deployed at Borsora in South West Khasi Hills Distt of Meghalaya on 7th May’2019 ,at about 1645 hrs, apprehended 02 Indian national namely Raj Chetry (27 Yrs) S/O Sh. Tej Bhadur R/o Indian village- Khonjoy under PS- Nonghyllam, Distt-South West Khasi Hills (Meghalaya) and Golachan (29 yrs) S/o Raumiya, Vill & PS- Barsora. Distt- South West Khasi Hills.
Initially BSF apprehended Raj Chetry while he was moving from Barsora to Khonjoy in a bike and and recovered Rs.1,96,500/- cash from his possession. Further based on information divulged by him, BSF apprehended another person Golachan from his residence and recovered Rs.17.93 Lacs cash.
It is learnt that Golachan collected a sum of Rs. 20 Lacs from one person from Bara Bazar, Shillong (Meghalaya), who deals in fruit business, on behalf of one exporter of coal and lime stone, from Barpetta (Assam)
This delivery and distribution was closely monitored by a Bangladesh based importer from vill- Barsora, PS Tahirpur, Distt Sunamganj (BD) who controls this system through WhatsApp from Bangladesh
It also came to light that they used a distorted Rs.10/- currency note for identification purpose during the transaction.
BSF has stepped up its special drive against such racketeers on International Border and has intensified its operations on the Indo-Bangladesh Border to prevent nefarious design of trans-border criminals to maintain tranquility in bordering areas of Meghalaya state.
It is also to mention that IG BSF, Meghalaya has deployed additional troops to fill the gaps for effective border domination.