Berhampore: The Border Security Force (BSF) has seized 48 kgs of cannabis from Berhampore in Nadia district of West Bengal on Saturday. Based on a tip-off that smuggling of ganja was taking place in the Border Out Post under Hugalberia police station in Nadia district, a special ambush was carried out by BSF troops in the banana orchard of the area.
A BSF statement said on Saturday that at about 1930 hours the ambush party noticed suspicious movement of 15 to 20 persons in the Indo Bangladesh Border Road (IBBR) with head load stealthily taking cover of Banana orchard.
On being challenged by the BSF, the smugglers managed to escape towards the Indian side. After searching the area with BSF tracker dog, they recovered 12 gunny bags in which 48 kgs of the contraband was found. The seized ganja has been handed over to Customs official at Jalangi.