Shillong (Meghalaya), Jan 7 : Troops of Border Outpost at Kakergora on Friday , 6th Jan’ 2023, seized 300 kgs of human hair worth Rs 30 Lakh.
These human hair were transported from Shillong to bordering village Jamador in South West Khasi Hills and were further being smuggled to Bangladesh from riverine areas .
The seized Human hair have been handed over to custom Balat, East Khasi Hills, Meghalaya.
Recently Bangladesh has emerged as a new transit hub for human hair smuggling for further shipping to China and Taiwan.
Earlier Myanmar was used as a transit country. These human hair are used in making wigs which has huge international demand.
Last year , 225 kgs of human hair were seized by BSF from the International Border of Bangladesh.