Bangladeshi shot dead by BSF in Chapainawabganj

Sun Online Desk

4th July, 2020 12:53:44 printer

Bangladeshi shot dead by BSF in Chapainawabganj

A Bangladeshi national was shot to death by members of Indian Border Security Force (BSF) in Shibganj upazila of Chapainawabganj on Saturday morning.

The deceased was identified as Jahangir, son of Aynal, hailing from Telkupi village of Shahbazpur union of the upazila.

According various local sources, “The patrolling BSF men from India’s Churi Anantapur camp opened fire on Jahangir while he was locked in an altercation with the BSF men near Telkupi border outpost at 10:00 am, leaving him dead on the spot.

Mofazzal Hossain, a member of Ward No. 7 of Shahbazpur Union, confirmed Jahangir's death in the BSF firing.

Lieutenant Colonel Mahmudul Hasan, commander of 59 BGB Battalion, said they have heard the incident but the matter is being investigated.