BSF reportedly picks up two Bangladeshis from C'nawabganj border

Published: December 06, 2019 10:57:21 | Updated: December 06, 2019 19:10:57

Two Bangladeshi fishermen were reportedly picked up by Indian Border Security Force (BSF) from Farhadpur Nirmalchar in Godagari upazila of Chapainawabganj district on Thursday.

The victims were identified as Abdur Rahim, 55, son of Abu Bakar and Omar Ali, 32, son of Mosharraf Hossain of Premtoli Kathalbaria village in the upazila.

Nayan Ali, member of Ward No 1 of Matikata Union Parishad, said the BSF men from Tikna Char camp picked them up forcibly while returning home from the Padma River through Nirmalchar area in the afternoon.

Contacted, commanding officer of BGB-1 Battalion, Lt Col Ferdous Ziauddin Mahmud, said they are trying to contact the BSF.

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