The Border Security Force (BSF) recovered 58 buffaloes crammed inside two trucks from Ichamati-Shella road under East Khasi Hills today meant for smuggling to Bangladesh.
The buffaloes and vehicles were handed over to the concerned police station for further legal action, the BSF said.
In a different operation, troops of 193 Bn BSF conducted a special ambush and rescued 30 cattle on the international border of East Khasi Hills while they were being smuggled to Bangladesh.
The seized cattle were handed over to PS Dangar for further legal action.
Enhanced vigilance on the international border has led to the seizure of more than 2000 cattle from different border areas of Meghalaya since January 2023, the BSF said.