BSF seizes 41kg gold worth Rs 21cr along India-Bangladesh border

BSF seizes 41kg gold worth Rs 21cr along India-Bangladesh border

BSF seizes 41kg gold worth Rs 21cr along India-Bangladesh border

India's Border Security Force today (July 22, 2022) claimed to have made the biggest seizure of gold weighing 41.49 kg worth nearly Rs 21.22 crore from five bags left behind by suspected smugglers in the Ichhamati River along the border with Bangladesh.

On getting specific intelligence inputs of cross-border movement of smugglers at the border outpost of Gunarmath village in West Bengal's North 24 Parganas district, BSF 158 battalion personnel laid an ambush along Ichhamati around 6:30 pm local time yesterday (July 21, 2022), according to a BSF statement issued today.