Interrogation by the state police personnel, who were handed over three cattle smugglers last month in Malda, also revealed the IEDs were procured from Murshidabad district.
Following an SC order, the force has been left scratching its heads to what to do with the recovered cattle
Few such cattle, with an IED placed inside a small aluminium canister tied around their neck, were recovered from the river near the Harudanga border post along the south Bengal frontier.
With Bakri-Eid approaching, smugglers are getting desperate and attacking BSF jawans on being challenged
Salim and 20-year-old Jahangir Alam from Rajnagar area near here in West Tripura district on Monday, after locals claimed that two suspected Rohingya Muslims were roaming there.
Bangladesh Border Force asks for Indian Border Security Force co-operation to fight cross border smuggling
Smuggling of cattle, drugs and narcotics, leather, arms and ammunition has been a major challenge for the Border Security Force (BSF) and the Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB), the border guarding forces.
The personnel of the armed force recovered 155 cows which have a market value of Rs 13 lakh and arrested one of the smugglers identified as Alim Biswas.
This will be the 48th DG-level conference between the two sides since 1975 and it will begin in the Bangladesh capital next week.
The entire stretch of the 61-km border in Dhubri has been brought under technological surveillance.
The Brahmaputra enters Bangladesh via Dhubri and the place has vast char land and innumerable river channels border-guarding is an uphill task here especially during rainy season.
Patrolling in the riverine border areas of Sunderbans has also been increased, a BSF official said.
The 31 Rohingyas, who had apparently come from Jammu and Kashmir, were stuck in no-man's land, beyond the barbed wire fence along the Indo-Bangladesh border in Tripura since January 18.
As per an agreement between India and Myanmar, the locals on either side can move up to 16 km within each other’s territory without documents and stay there for a while.