Tripura, India (May 28, 2023) – Acting swiftly on an intelligence input on May 28, 2023, regarding the transportation of Myanmar breed cattle from Shiblong near the Tripura-Mizoram border via axial road to Tripura from Assam by vehicles. A team of 105 BN BSF Tripura, closely monitored the trijunction of Shivbari near Machalibazar, Police Station Manu, Dhalai.
At about 0400 hrs, the cattle-carrying vehicles arrived in the target area. The BSF team intercepted 20 vehicles carrying cattle, which was led by a leading vehicle (Mahindra Scorpio), and nabbed 18 people involved in the illegal transportation of livestock.
During the search and seizure operation, the BSF team recovered 86 livestock that were being transported in vehicles.
Vigilant BSF troops deployed on the extreme frontiers of the country in Tripura are effectively guarding the international border and regularly rescuing livestock and reducing crime from the bordering areas.
The Frontier HQ Tripura commends the BSF team for their dedication and prompt action in carrying out the seizure. The seizure will significantly impact the illegal trade of cattle trafficking and contribute to maintaining the safety and security of the region’s populace.