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10 Bangladeshi intruders arrested in West Bengal


Press Trust of India Kolkata
Ten Bangladeshis were arrested from different parts of West Bengal while trying to enter India illegally, BSF officials said on Thursday.
They were trying to cross the international border in the districts of Malda, Murshidabad, North 24 Parganas and Nadia on Tuesday night, a BSF statement said.
It was revealed during preliminary interrogation that all of them tried to reach India with the help of touts.
They were handed over to the police for further legal action, the statement said.
During 2019, BSF troops of South Bengal frontier had apprehended 158 Indians and 771 Bangladeshis while they were trying to cross the international border illegally, it said.

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First Published: Aug 28 2019 | 9:10 PM IST

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