New Delhi. 04 January 2020. Vigilant troops of Border Out Post Kumari, 08 Bn BSF apprehended nine Bangladeshi nationals while they were trying to cross the International Border in the bordering area of District Nadia, West Bengal & further handed over them to Bangladesh authorities as goodwill gesture.

On 04 January 2021, acting on a specific input received from BSF intelligence branch regarding illegal migration from Bangladesh to India from the area of Border Out Post Kumari, troops on the duty were alerted accordingly. In the morning at about 0500 hrs BSF, troops observed some suspicious movement from Bangladesh side near International Border. BSF troops reached at the spot. BSF troops challenged and pursued them and detained nine Bangladeshi Nationals. After that apprehended persons were brought to the Border Out Post Kumari.

  • Thereafter, during Priliminary Questioning, apprehended persons revealed their identity as follows:-
  • Taniya D/O Chand miya, age – 25 yrs, Vill – Charparodli, PO – Tularampur, PS – Narail, Distt – Narail, Bangladesh.
  • Moni Rani Nath W/O Prakash Nath, age – 28 yrs, Vill –Shitalpur, PO – Shitalpur, PS – Sitakunda, Distt – Chatogram, Bangladesh.
  • Rashi Nani Nath D/O Prakash Chander Nath, age – 08 year Vill –Shitalpur, PO – Shitalpur, PS – Sitakunda, Distt – Chatogram, Bangladesh.
  • Nilu Haldar D/O Parmanand Hakdar, age – 20 yrs, Vill – Satkhati, PO – Aurol, PS – Banoripara, Distt- Barisal, Bangladesh.
  • Purnima D/O Niranjan Sarkar, age – 16 yrs, Vill- Shivpur, PO – Satla, PS- Ujirpur, Distt – Barisal, Bangladesh.
  • Anjali Rani nath W/O Late Ratan Debnath, age – 50 yrs, Vill – Noakhali, PO – Sorsingh, PS – Hattia, Distt – Novakhali, Bangladesh.
  • Ruma Gazi W/O Md Niraf, age – 27 yrs, Viil – Mohamdpur, PS – Adabhar, Distt – Adabahar, Bangladesh
  • India address C/I Nurul Islam,130/2 2nd floor, 3rd main bannerghatta road,Smruthinagar,Hommadevanahalli,Bengaluru,Karnataka – 560083 (along with 01 infant male)
  • Md Billal (male) S/O Md. Neeraf, age – 08 yrs, , Viil – Mohamdpur, PS – Adabhar, Distt – Adabahar, Bangladesh
  • Indian Address- No 130/2 2nd floor, 3rd main bannerghatta road, smruthinagar Hommadevanahalli, Bengaluru, karnataka- 560083
  • Paritosh Rai 25 years S/O Mangal Rai, age – 25 yrs, Vill – Satla, PS- Ujirpur, Distt – Barisal Bangladesh.

Nilu Halder revealed that she was coming to the India first time with Paritosh Rai to marry with him. Paritosh Rai was living in the India since last 10 years and went to Bangladesh three months ago to bring the Nilu Halder in India. Purnima Sarkar also came with Paritosh Rai to marry with his maternal aunt’s boy. Tania Khatoon was coming to India for labour work in the Mumbai. Moni Rani with her baby girl was coming in the India to meet her parents who are presently living in Chatra, West Bengal. Anjali Rani Nath was coming in India to meet her daughter who is living in West Bengal. Ruma Gazi along with her two children’s was going to the Karnatka because her husband lives there. They further revealed that they were coming to the India with the help of an Indian tout namely Ravi from Bangaon, West Bengal (Mob No 7047029694).

Following items were seized from the possession of the apprehended persons:-

  • Mobile Phone 03 Nos.
  • Bangladeshi Currency 1430 Taka.

Apprehended persons along with seized items were handed over to the Border Guard Bangladesh.

Illegal migration from Bangladesh to India is big challenge for BSF. Despite of being unfavorable climate & thick fog, troops of BSF, are making all efforts to effectively manage the International border.
Besides that BSF is equally contributing in strengthening the friendly relations with its neighbouring countries like Bangladesh by repatriating their nationals as goodwill gesture.