Indian and Bangladeshi officials on Monday jointly resolved to curb drugs smuggling, human trafficking and other cross-border crimes. The decision was taken at the India-Bangladesh District Magistrate-Deputy Commissioner level meeting held here.
“The District Magistrates-Deputy Commissioners of the six bordering districts of India and Bangladesh unanimously have decided to take joint action to curb drug menace, human trafficking, terror activities, infiltration and illegal cross border movement,” North Tripura District Magistrate C.K. Jamatia, who led the Indian delegation, told the media.
He said that other issues including border fencing, maintenance of border pillars, joint patrolling of the Border Security Force and Border Guards Bangladesh (BGB) and setting up of more “border haats” (markets) were also discussed. Read More