Two Bangladeshi nationals arrested
Agartala, Jan 6: The Tripura Mobile Task Force (MTF) officials have arrested two suspected Bangladeshi nationals and recovered Indian currency and fake Indian citizenship certificates from their possession.
Police said here today that acting on a tip-off, the MTF officials carried out the operations at the Nagerjala motor stand area and detained two suspected Bangladeshi nationals yesterday.
Interrogations were on, however, the motive of their movement could not yet could be known, the MTF officials said, adding that the police and BSF had stepped up vigil along the bordering locations of the state to check the cross border movement.
Meanwhile, an Indian woman was allegedly killed by a group of Bangladeshi miscreants at Kalagachia under Sidhai police station of the West Tripura district last night.
Police said a group of Bangladeshi miscreants entered the Indian territory after cutting the barbed wire fence along the international border and attempted to commit robbery in a villager's house.
Sensing the presence of dacoits, the wife of the owner of the house raised an alarm. However, the miscreants attacked her with sharp weapons, injuring her critically. The woman later succumbed to her injuries at a local hospital, police added.