The BSF has seized Fake Indian Currency Notes (FICN) valued at around Rs five lakh from a border outpost in Malda district while it was being smuggled from Bangladesh to India.
The BSF on Tuesday received an information regarding smuggling of FICN in the area of Border Out Post near Kaliachak, in Malda district.
During an ambush operation, the personnel observed suspicious movements on both sides of the Indo-Bangladesh Border fence wherein two persons came near the fence from Bangladesh side and
threw a bundle over to the Indian side.
Miscreants hidden on the Indian side tried to collect the bundle, but the ambush party challenged them.
Though the personnel tried to apprehend them, but they managed to escape taking advantage of darkness.