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Drug smuggling on rise along India-Bangladesh border: BSF

Nov 28, 2014    

Agartala, Nov 28 (IANS) Drug smuggling has increased along the India-Bangladesh border while the vigil along the frontiers has been tightened to curb it, a top BSF official said here Friday."BSF (Border Security Forces) troopers have seized and destroyed drugs and cannabis plants valued at Rs.270 crore along the India-Bangladesh border in Tripura," Inspector General B.N. Sharma told reporters.He said: "Since 2012, over 1,017,255 cannabis plants valued at Rs.255 crore have been destroyed along the border with Bangladesh."The seizure of drugs has been rising along the border,...

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