Kolkata, September 2
Three teenage unlawful immigrants from Bangladesh have been apprehended by the Border Security Force once they have been making an attempt to enter the Indian territory at Petrapole border in North 24 Parganas district of West Bengal, an official stated on Wednesday.
During routine patrolling of the Integrated Check Post at Petrapole on Tuesday, BSF troops noticed three individuals shifting suspiciously in the direction of Indian territory from the Bangladesh aspect with the intention to enter illegally, he stated.
They have been challenged and apprehended whereas making an attempt to cross the perimeter fence of the Land Port Authority of India at Petrapole, a BSF spokesperson stated.
The teenage boys, who claimed to be from a village in Bangladesh’s Khulna district, have been handed over to the West Bengal Police at Petrapole, the official added. PTI