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15 female recruits of BGB join duty in Jessore


Dhaka – Fifteen members of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB’s) first batch of female recruits have been assigned to active duty at Benapole check post on Monday morning, UNB news agency reported.
Earlier, 97 female recruits formally joined the the paramilitary force through a march-past on June 5.Among them, 15 members have been appointed to the Integrated Check Post (ICP) in Benapole of Jessore BGB battalion-26.
According to BGB officials, out of 100 female recruits, 97 completed the training successfully. They joined the force formally following the march-past held at BGB Training Centre and School of Baitul Izzat, Satkania in Chittagong on June 5.
Newly appointed female BGB member Nargis Khatun told reporters that she joined Benapole border for performing her duty and she is enjoying her job.
Lt Col Jahangir Alam, commanding officer of Jessore BGB battalion-26, said women smugglers are very active along Benapole border and it will be easier for female BGB members to check the women suspects.


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