Shillong (Meghalaya), May 5 : Troops of 4 Bn BSF Meghalaya rescued 70 cattle from the bordering area of West Jaintia Hills, Meghalaya on Thursday ,4 May 2023, which were meant for smuggling to Bangladesh.
BSF Mobile Check Post deployed in Amlarem area intercepted 5 trucks crammed with 70 cattle which were approaching towards bordering area. BSF chased the trucks for 3 Km before impounding them when drivers accelerated even on being signaled by BSF troops to stop for checking.
The drivers of vehicles somehow managed to fled away from the spot taking benefit of thick vegetation and undulating ground along the road. BSF Party managed to seize five trucks and one Bolero pickup and nabbed two helpers from the spot.
Both the apprehended persons are residents of Assam. The seized 70 cattle and arrested the 2 persons who were handed over to Amlarem police station for further action.