Basirhat, Aug. 22: A young Bangladeshi woman Beauty Begam (23) along with a middle-man has been arrested by Basirhat Traffic Guard Police on Naka checking at Ichchmati Bridge on Sunday morning. The accused persons failed to submit valid documents, the police arrested them on charges of illegally crossing the Ghojadanga border.
Police suspects the woman came into India with the help of the Bangladeshi tout Rasel Gaji. District police started to investigate the reason for which these Bangladeshi nationals had crossed over. The incident has raised a question mark on the role of security personnel who are there manning the Indo-Bangla border in the area.
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Beauty resides at Debhata in the Satkhira district and Rasel is from the same district. Interrogation of the accused persons is on to know whether they had links with any terrorist outfit or any women-trafficking outfit. Police are not ruling out the possibility that the couple may be involved in some sort of illegal activity. They are produced to the court this day.