Kolkata, July 18: BSF today apprehended two Bangladeshi miscreants allegedly involved in a robbery attempt in Petrapole border area and handed them over to the police.
A BSF official said a patrol party of the force apprehended the two young Bangladeshi miscreants who had opened fire on the owner of a money exchange counter at Petrapole when he was on his way to his shop.
He said miscreants had snatched a bag from the man and tried to escape from the spot when a BSF patrol party, who were nearby, chased and caught them.
Following this, one country made pistol, a sharp weapon and one bag containing Rs 1,73,750, 89,369 Bangladeshi Taka and 175 US Dollar, which was snatched from the trader were seized from the culprits.
"The two along with the seized items have been handed over to Bongaon police station for further legal action," the BSF official said.