A Bangladeshi college girl, who went missing on June 24, was found dead at a tea garden on Indian territory near Dhamerghat border in Boda upazila of Panchagarh yesterday.
Indian Border Security Force (BSF) members of Dardariapara BSF camp in Jalpaiguri district recovered the body.
Daughter of Ramesh Chandra of Kalitola Bongram village of the upazila, the deceased Laboni, 18, was an HSC second-year student of Tunirhat Degree College in Sadar upazila of Panchagarh.
BGB sources said workers of an Indian tea garden, adjacent to Lahiripara village near the border, found Laboni's body lying near a drain of the garden and informed the BSF members of Dardariapara camp.
Informed by the locals, victim's family members went to the spot near the border and identified Labini's body. BSF members along with Indian police recovered the body and took it to the local camp.
Mojnur Rahman, officer in-charge of Boda Police Station, said Ramesh Chandra, father of the victim filed a General Diary (GD) with the police station on June 26, stating that his daughter had been missing since June 24.
After a company commander level flag meeting, BSF handed over the body to its Bangladeshi counterpart around 5:30p, said Maj AKM Shamim Reza, acting commanding officer (CO) of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) 18 Battalion in Panchagarh.