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02:42 PM, August 18, 2020 / LAST MODIFIED: 02:47 PM, August 18, 2020

BSF rescues Bangladeshi woman ‘trafficked’ into India

India's Border Security Force (BSF) personnel rescued a Bangladeshi woman who was trafficked into India from West Bengal's North 24 Parganas district, an official said today.

The BSF also arrested an Indian man who was allegedly involved in bringing her into the country illegally, the official said, reports our New Delhi correspondent.

Acting on specific intelligence, BSF troops of the border outpost Bhithari rescued the woman -- hailing from Gaibandha district of Bangladesh -- at around noon on Monday, he said.

The man, who allegedly trafficked her, was identified as Tarial Gazi of the village Dharkhanda under Swarupnagar Police Station area in North 24 Parganas district of West Bengal, the BSF official said.

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