A Bangladeshi man was allegedly beaten to death by members of India’s Border Security Force (BSF) along the Thakurpur border of Damurhuda upazila in Chuadanga on Wednesday morning.
The deceased was identified as Abdullah Mondol, 46, son of Golam Rasul of Thakurpur village of the upazila.Local Union Parishad member Saker Uddin said four Bangladeshi men crossed the border to bring cattle from India at dawn. BSF members of Maluapara camp chased them and caught Abdullah.
His body was later found at zero point of Thakurpur border.
Habibur Rahman, elder brother of Abdullah, alleged that BSF members had beaten his brother to death.
Sukumar Biswas, officer-in-charge of Damurhuda Model Police Station, said they recovered the body around noon and sent it to Chuadanga Sadar Hospital for autopsy.
“There were injury marks on the body,” he said, quoting the inquest report.
Chuadanga-6 Border Guard Bangladesh Director Sazzad Sarwar said they were investigating the death.