Youth killed by BSF on Kushtia border
Kushtia Correspondent: A Bangladeshi national was allegedly shot to death by members of Indian Border Security Force (BSF) along Daulatpur border on Sunday night.
Police recovered the body early Monday in front of the privately-owned Kohinoor Nursing Home in Mathurapur, said Daulatpur Police Station OC Barakat.
The dead, 24-year-old Bulbul Hossain, hailed from the Upazila’s Pragpur Union.
Sources at Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) said a patrol team of BSF of Nasirapara camp in Nadia district of India opened fire at a gang of suspected drug smugglers numbering 7-8 while they were entering Bangladesh through the border around 2:00 am.
Later, police recovered the bullet-hit body from Mathurapur Bazar in the upazila.
Nayek Subedar Abdur Razzak, commanding officer of Jamalpur camp under BGB battalion-47, said they had heard that a Bangladeshi national sustained bullet injury by BSF men’s firing in the Indian territory but they could not trace the victim.
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