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Bangladeshi shot dead ‘by BSF men’ in Chapainawabganj border

| Updated: July 04, 2020 21:07:02


Bangladeshi shot dead ‘by BSF men’ in Chapainawabganj border

A Bangladeshi national was reportedly shot dead by members of Indian Border Security Force (BSF) at Telkupi border in Shibganj upazila of Chapainawabganj on Saturday morning.

The deceased was identified as Jahangir Alam, 50, son of Aynal haque, resident of Telkupi Lombapara area of the upazila, UNB reported.

Mofazzal Hossain, a local UP member, said that BSF members picked up Jahangir when he went to cut grass on a land near the border and took him to their camp around 9am.

Later, they tortured him there and shot him, leaving him dead.

They left the body inside Bangladesh territory, he said.

Lt Col Mahmudul Hasan, commanding officer of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB-59), battalion said they are investing the incident.

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