BSF kills 1 at Naogaon border | The Daily Star
12:03 AM, January 24, 2016 / LAST MODIFIED: 12:50 AM, January 24, 2016

BSF kills 1 at Naogaon border

A Bangladeshi national was shot dead by Indian Border Security Force at Adatala border point in Sapahar upazila early yesterday.

The dead, Joynal Abedin, 40, was a cattle trader from South Patari village in the upazila.

Witnesses said BSF members from Rangamati camp opened fire at a group of Bangladeshi cattle traders around 5:30am, leaving Joynal dead on the spot.

Lt Col Rafiqul Hasan, commanding officer of Border Guard Bangladesh Battalion-14, confirmed the incident.

The BGB authorities sent a letter to the BSF for holding a “flag meeting” for returning the victim's body, said Rafiqul. 

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