BSF personnel posted on the Indo-Bangladesh International Border in West Bengal’s Malda district were shocked when they saw several mobiles floating in the Pagla River.
The BSF Soldier posted on duty saw some plastic containers tied to them. These containers were floating towards Bangladesh. When all the containers were pulled out of the water, 317 mobile phones came out of them. Case registered.
In a statement, the BSF said that on the basis of information received from the intelligence sources, the troops of Border Out Post Lodhia noticed that some plastic containers tied to banana stems in the Pagla river are floating along the river towards Bangladesh.
Vigilant jawans immediately took out the above containers from the river. When they opened them, 317 pieces of mobile phones of different companies were recovered from them. Their total value has been pegged at Rs 38,83,000. The seized goods were handed over to the Police Station English Bazar for further legal action.