Shillong (Meghalaya) , July 15: Border Security Forces (BSF) Meghalaya seized 7 country boats packed with about 29,000 kilograms of sugar worth more than rupees 11 lahks, meant for smuggling to Bangladesh, an official release of BSF said on Saturday.
Acting on specific tip off, BSF troops observed some suspicious movement of boats in Harai River near BOP Jaliakhola.
On being challenged by BSF, the Bangladeshi miscreants jumped into the river and swam across to Bangladesh, abandoning their boats in the river.
During the operation BSF seized seven country-made engine fitted boats loaded with approx. 29000 KGs of sugar worth more than Rs 11 Lakhs.
The seized items were handed over to custom office Dawki for further action.