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Bangladeshi beaten dead by BSF on Benapole border

UNB, Benapole (Jessore)
This file photo shows a BSF man patrolling the border area.
This file photo shows a BSF man patrolling the border area.

A Bangladeshi was beaten to death allegedly by Indian Border Security Force (BSF) on Putkhali border in Sharsha upazila of Jessore early today.

The deceased was identified as Sirajul Islam, 25, son of Akbar Ali of Jhikargachha upazila headquarters of the district.

Lieutenant Colonel Mostafizur Rahman, commanding officer of BGB 23 Battalion, said Sirajul was brutally beaten by the BSF troops of Angrail camp when he was returning from India with cattle around 4:00am, said.

Sirajul was rescued by the cattle traders but he succumbed to his injuries on way to his home, the Bangladesh Border Guard (BGB) official said.

Published: 12:19 pm Monday, May 19, 2014

Last modified: 10:31 pm Monday, May 19, 2014

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