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Bangladeshi man shot dead near Kurigram border

  • Published at 06:59 pm September 4th, 2021
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Undated photo shows barbed wire fence along the Bangladesh-India border Courtesy

Victim was found with cows near the border, according to witnesses

A Bangladeshi man has been shot dead allegedly by the Indian Border Security Force (BSF) at the Datbhanga border in Rowmari upazila of Kurigram district.

The deceased Sahibar Rahman, 40, hailed from Kauniar Char village along the border.

Confirming the matter, Rowmari police station Officer-in-Charge Montaser Billah said that police recovered the deceased’s body on Saturday morning from international pillar number 1054, near Kauniar char area of Datbhanga union, after receiving information from the Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) members and the locals, reports Bangla Tribune.

According to locals, Sahibar was seen with cows near the border, where he was shot dead by  BSF members of Dwipchar camp, reports UNB.

Mukit, an assistant constable of Kurigram 35 BGB GS branch in Jamalpur, said a BGB patrol team heard three to four rounds of bullet fired near international pillar no 1054 at around 12am Saturday. The patrol found none when it reached the spot.

Until now BSF didn’t confirm any firing at the border, said the BGB constable.