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BSF troops seize cough syrup bottles from smuggler

PTI | Chapra | Updated: 05-08-2019 18:59 IST | Created: 05-08-2019 18:59 IST
BSF troops seize cough syrup bottles from smuggler

BSF troops nabbed a man tryingto smuggle cough syrup to Bangladesh from West Bengal's Nadiadistrict, police said on Monday

BSF personnel noticed three persons movingsuspiciously near the Indo-Bangla border in the Mahakola areaon Sunday night. They challenged them. Two of the smugglersfled from the spot while one was nabbed by the BSF troops, thepolice said

The BSF troops found 653 bottles of cough syrup fromthe possession of the nabbed smuggler. The BSF handed over thesmuggler and the seized bottles of cough syrup to the police,they added.



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