5.5 kg of silver seized in Bengal

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Kolkata, Oct 15 (IANS) Some 5.5 kg of silver ornaments worth Rs 2.2 lakh was recovered from the India-Bangladesh border in West Bengal’s Malda district on Monday, an official said.

Acting on tip, the Border Security Force chased two persons who were approaching the border road at Sasani. They threw away a bag and escaped.

“The bag containing 5.5 kg of silver ornaments was seized,” the official said.

During this year, the BSF South Bengal Frontier seized 91.288 kg of silver worth Rs 34.24 lakh.

–IANS

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