‘Cattle smuggler’ shot dead in Sunamganj

Our Correspondent

8 March, 2021 12:00 AM printer

SUNAMGANJ: One suspected smuggler was shot dead as Cattle smugglers clashed with BGB men at Bangaon border in Sunamganj on Saturday.

The deceased was identified as Kamal Hossain, 34, a cattle smuggler in Rangachar Union.

Sunamganj 26 BGB Battalion Commander Lt. Colonel Maksudul Alam said, the clash broke out as a BGB team detained them while they were bringing 30 cows from the other side of the border.

A smuggler who sustained bullet injuries during the clash died the way to a hospital while a BGB member suffered injuries, he confirmed.

Sylhet MAG Osmani Medical and College Hospital police outpost in-charge Manik Mia confirmed the death and said the body has been kept for autopsy.