CHAPAINAWABGANJ: A Bangladeshi national was shot to death by members of Indian Border Security Force (BSF) in Shibganj upazila of Chapainawabganj on Saturday morning.
The deceased identified as Jahangir, son of Aynal, hailed from Telkupi village of Shahbazpur union of the upazila.
Local sources said the patrolling BSF men from India’s Churi Anantapur camp opened fire on Jahangir while he was locked in an altercation with the BSF men near Telkupi border outpost at 10:00 am, leaving him dead on the spot.
Mofazzal Hossain, a member of Ward No. 7 of Shahbazpur Union, confirmed Jahangir's death in the BSF firing.
Lieutenant Colonel Mahmudul Hasan, commander of 59 BGB Battalion, said they have started looking into the matter.
BDST: 1355 HRS, JUL 04, 2020