Bangladeshi shot dead by BSF in Moulvibazar

Sun Online Desk

24th August, 2019 10:42:14 printer

Bangladeshi shot dead by BSF in Moulvibazar

A Bangladeshi national was shot dead by Indian security forces (BSF) at Uttar Dimai border area in Barlekha upazila of Moulvibazar on early Sturday.

The deceased was identified as Abdur Rauf, 37, son of Sajjad Ali of Kechrigul village in the upazila, according to media report quoting Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) 1 Battalion Commanding Officer Lt Colonel Faizur Rahman.

He added that Rauf, along with several others, crossed the zero line for cattle smuggling.

Barlekha Sadar Union Chairman Siraj Uddin said the patrolling BSF personnel of Bobarthal camp opened fire on them when they were entering into Bangladesh territory in Uttar Dimai border area around 12:00am.

Abdur Rauf died on the spot and the others managed to flee, Siraj Uddin said, adding that the bodies of the deceased were taken to Patharkondi police station under Karimganj district in India  India.