• Friday, Jan 27, 2023
  • Last Update : 10:24 am

BSF guns down Bangladeshi man at Lalmonirhat border

  • Published at 11:40 am January 15th, 2021
File photo: Bangladesh - India border Dhaka Tribune

Three Bangladeshi men were shot dead by BSF in Srirampur union in the last 35 days

A Bangladeshi man has been shot dead by the Indian Border Security Force (BSF) along the Bangladesh-India border in Patgram upazila of Lalmonirhat.

The deceased was identified as Abul Kalam, 30, son of Joynul Haque of Jhalangi in Srirampur union. 

Humayun Kabir, brother-in-law of the deceased, has filed a murder case with Patgram police station accusing unidentified individual, confirmed Sumon Kumar Mohant, officer-in-charge (OC), Patgram police station.

According to local sources, Abul Kalam with four to five others went to fetch cows from Indian cattle traders near sub pillar 6-7 of main pillar 848 at Jhalangi border around 4:30am on Friday. 

Spotted, a patrol team of Indian Kochbihar 140 BSF Battalion shot at the cattle rustlers, leaving Abul Kalam with critical injures. He was rescued by his companions but died on the way to Rangpur Medical College and Hospital.

Patgram police recovered Kalam’s body and sent it to Lalmonirhat Sadar Hospital morgue for autopsy.

Border Guard Bangladesh (Rangpur BGB 61) Battalion Commander Lt Col Mozammel Haque confirmed and said that a strong protest letter has been sent to the BSF over the death of Abul Kalam. “A flag meeting will be held on this issue soon.”

In the last 35 days, three Bangladeshi men including Abul Kalam were shot dead by BSF in Srirampur union.

On December 16, a young man identified as Jahidul Islam, 22, was shot dead by BSF, when a group of Bangladeshi cattle smugglers crossed the border with the help of another group of Indian cattle traders. 

On December 10, another man named Abu Taleb, 32, was seriously injured in a BSF shooting at the border of the same union. He died two days later while undergoing treatment in Rangpur.

Facebook 50
blogger sharing button blogger
buffer sharing button buffer
diaspora sharing button diaspora
digg sharing button digg
douban sharing button douban
email sharing button email
evernote sharing button evernote
flipboard sharing button flipboard
pocket sharing button getpocket
github sharing button github
gmail sharing button gmail
googlebookmarks sharing button googlebookmarks
hackernews sharing button hackernews
instapaper sharing button instapaper
line sharing button line
linkedin sharing button linkedin
livejournal sharing button livejournal
mailru sharing button mailru
medium sharing button medium
meneame sharing button meneame
messenger sharing button messenger
odnoklassniki sharing button odnoklassniki
pinterest sharing button pinterest
print sharing button print
qzone sharing button qzone
reddit sharing button reddit
refind sharing button refind
renren sharing button renren
skype sharing button skype
snapchat sharing button snapchat
surfingbird sharing button surfingbird
telegram sharing button telegram
tumblr sharing button tumblr
twitter sharing button twitter
vk sharing button vk
wechat sharing button wechat
weibo sharing button weibo
whatsapp sharing button whatsapp
wordpress sharing button wordpress
xing sharing button xing
yahoomail sharing button yahoomail