He went to India regularly for buying goods and trading cattle
A Bangladeshi cattle trader was injured when BSF shot him while trying to smuggle cows from India.
He was identified as Al Amin, 25, of Choto Achra village under Benapole port police station.
At 11pm on Monday, three-four people, including Al-Amin, tried to enter India by crossing the Bannabaria camp in India opposite to the Panchbhulot border in Bangladesh.
Sensing their presence, BSF open fired and Al Amin was shot in the right hand.
His associates rescued him and admitted him to Jessore Medical College Hospital. Soon after, Al Amni was sent to Khulna Medical College Hospital, where he is currently undergoing treatment.
Ahad Ali, father of the injured Al-Amin, said: “He [Al Amin] sometimes goes to India to bring goods and cows. They were going to India last night for the same purpose. That is when BSF shot him.”
Nayeb Subedar Kamal Hossain, commander of the Panchbhulot camp at the Sarsha border, said he does not know anything about the incident.
Sub-Inspector Anwar Hossain of Bagachra police outpost in Sarsha upazila said he is unaware of any incident regarding a cattle trader being shot by BSF.