29 rescued from traffickers on Benapole border
Members of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) rescued 29 people while they were being trafficked to India through Putkhali border under Benapole Police Station early morning.
Commanding Officer Lt Col majharul islam of 23 BGB Battalion said a BGB team, acting on a tip-off, raided the area at around 5:00am and rescued the people, including 15 women and one child, from the border point.
BGB personnel could not arrest any of the traffickers as they fled the scene, sensing the presence of the border guards.
The victims hail from different areas of Narail, Khulna and Faridpur districts, said the commander.
BGB handed them over to Benapole Port Police Station. A case was filed in this regard.