BSF tortures a Bangladeshi to death along border

The Daily Star October 1, 2012

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.

BSF DG reassures zero-killing along Bangladesh border

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.

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