Bangladeshi youths held for robbing Indian trader in Bengal

Kolkata, July 18 (IANS) The Border Security Force (BSF) on Monday apprehended two Bangladeshi nationals for robbing a man at the Petrapole International Border Check Point (ICP) in North 24 Parganas district of West Bengal.

The accused Sujan Miyan, 20, and Mohammad Tushar Hussain, 19, are residents of Jessore district of Bangladesh.

The duo opened fire at a money exchange counter at ICP Petrapole, snatched away a bag full of currency and tried to run away. But they were chased and apprehended by a BSF team.

“We have recovered Indian Rs 1,73,750, Bangladeshi taka 89,369, and 175 US Dollar that was snatched from the man at the money counter. The duo has been handed over to the police,” said a BSF officer.

–IANS

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