Shillong, March 1 : The troops of Border Security Force once again showing alertness and extra vigil on International Border, foiled the attempt of notorious smugglers and seized 300 Bottles of phensedyl cough syrup at zero line.

Acting on a tip off the troops of Border Security Force deployed, South Garo Hills distt of Meghalaya launched a joint operation with Bhagmara police  and seized  hidden a consignment of cough syrup ( 300 bottles of phensedyl) in the area of Baghmara. The items were hidden in an abandoned hut made up with CGI Sheets and wooden structure away from the vicinity of local population of vill- Asimchiring, PS- Baghmara, Distt- South Garo Hills distt, Meghalaya. The banned drug was supposed to be smuggled to Bangladesh to get very high  prices in  Bangladesh markets by notorious smugglers.

Smugglers are using different disguised techniques to smuggle the phensedyle from India to Bangladesh but BSF troops are alert and well trained to foil such attempts of smugglers.  Said Sh. P K Dubey Inspect General Special Surveillance Equipments are being utilized by BSF troops at vulnerable patches.  Troops of BSF are putting all out efforts to curb all forms of cross border smuggling. BSF is also seeking the help of Meghalaya police as well as Border Guard Bangladesh.

The seized items handed over to the concerned department for further disposal.

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