Our Correspondent, Chapainawabganj A Bangladeshi cattle trader died after being beaten by Indian Border Security Force (BSF) near the Shingnagar border in Chapainawabganj yesterday.
Just a day before, Director General UK Bansal of BSF had assured Bangladesh of bringing down casualties to zero along the border between the two countries.
Yesterday, Abdul Hannan, 25, son of Tofzul Mia of Shibganj upazila, fell victim to the BSF torture. A BSF patrol team of Doulatpur camp under 20 Maldah of Paschimbanga in India held Hannan at Shingnagar border around 4:15am as he was entering Indian territory to receive a consignment of cattle, said Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) personnel.
Then, the BSF members dumped him on zero line along the border around 6:15am.
Local people rescued injured Hannan from the zero line and rushed him to Shibganj Health Complex.
Major Abu Nayem, operation officer of 9 BGB Battalion, said Hannan was discharged from the hospital in the afternoon. However, he died from the injuries as he was on his way home around 4:30pm.