Border Guards Bangladesh (BGB) personnel have detained 24 people including women and children while being trafficked to India through the Putkhali border on Monday.
21 BGB Battalion Commanding Officer, Lieutenant Colonel Imran Ullah Sarkar said a team of BGB detained them after getting a tip-off in the morning.
The traffickers had managed to flee, added the BGB officer.
The detainees hail from different places in Khulna, Faridpur and Bagerhat districts, he said.
The detained women and children were handed over to Benapole port police.