A Bangladeshi man was shot to death by members of Indian Border Security Force (BSF) along the Bangladesh-India border in Patgram upazila of Lalmonirhat on Friday morning.
The deceased was identified as Abul Kalam Azad, 32, son of Joynul Abedin from Srirampur union.
Humayun Kabir, brother-in-law of the deceased, has filed a murder case with Patgram police station accusing unidentified individuals.
Sumon Kumar Mohant, officer-in-charge (OC) of Patgram police station, confirmed the matter to Banglanews.
According to local sources, Abul Kalam with four to five others went to fetch cows from Indian cattle traders near sub pillar 6-7 of main pillar 848 at Jhalangi border on early Friday.
A patrol team of Indian Kochbihar 140 BSF Battalion shot at the cattle rustlers, leaving Abul Kalam with critical injures. He was rescued by his companions but died on the way to Rangpur Medical College and Hospital.
Patgram police recovered Kalam’s body and will sent it to Lalmonirhat Sadar Hospital morgue for autopsy tomorrow morning.
BDST: 1810 HRS, JAN 15, 2021