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BSF returns Bangladeshi national's body

  • Published at 08:13 pm February 4th, 2019
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Map of Lalmonirhat district

The BSF killed Asadul Haque, 30, a cattle trader from Nabinagar area of Baura union, on Saturday morning

Indian Border Security Force (BSF) on Monday  returned the body of a Bangladeshi man who was shot dead at the Patgram border in Lalmonirhat on Saturday.

According to sources, Sub-Inspector Suvas Roy of Kuchlibari police station in India handed over the body of Asadul Haque to Patgram police station Sub-Inspector Zillur Rahman at the Matcherghat border in Patgram upazila, in the presence of BSF 143 Battalion New Kulchibari Company Commander AC Deepak Aswal and BGB 51 Battalion Thangjahara Company Commander Rafiqul Islam.

The BSF killed Asadul Haque, 30, a cattle trader from Nabinagar area of Baura union, on Saturday morning.

Company Commander Rafiqul Islam said:  “Asadul Haque was shot dead by a patrol team of the BSF 143 Battalion from New Kuchlibari Camp around 4am."

Baura union Ward 5 UP Member Mozammel Haque said: “A group of cattle traders were returning from India through the 802 Pillar area of the Baura border. The group was intercepted by a BSF patrol team that began firing on them.”

“Asadul was killed on the spot, while the others in his group made their escape. His body was taken away by the BSF patrol team,” he said.

A  flag meeting between BSF 143 Battalion New Kulchibari Company Commander AC Deepak Aswal and BGB 51 Battalion Thangjahara Company Commander Rafiqul Islam was held on Saturday afternoon over the matter.