BSF picks up three Bangladeshis from Thakurgaon border

Published: May 13, 2018 15:29:12 | Updated: May 14, 2018 15:33:41


Google map showing Thakurgaon district

Members of Indian Border Security Force (BSF) have picked-up three Bangladesh nationals from Paria border in Baliadangi upazila of the district early Sunday.

The detainees are: Shah Alam, 35, son of Sirajul Islam of Taranjhuri village, Abu Sayeed, 24, son of Ismail Hossain of Horinmari Noyabasti village and Pobarul Hossain, 26, son of Tofarul Islam of Notabari village in upazila, according to a UNB report.

Lt Col Mohammad Hossain, commanding officer of Border Guard Bangladesh battalion no 50, said that a BSF team detained the trio from an area adjacent to 385 no pillar on the border line around 4:00am while they were trying to intrude into Indian territory.

Meanwhile, BGB sent a letter to the BSF for holding a flag meeting, he added.

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