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BSF abducts Bangladeshi from border

Indian Border Security Force (BSF) abducted a Bangladeshi farmer while he was working at his paddy field near no-man's land at Doikhowa border in Lalmonirhat yesterday morning.

The farmer was identified as Baset Ali, 36, son of Nayon Uddin of Amjol village in of Hatibandha upazila.

Baset was planting boro seedlings in the field, 50 yards inside the Bangladesh territory, when a patrol team of BSF intruded and picked him up forcibly, said Doikhowa BGB camp Commander Subedar Ruhul Amin quoting locals.

Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) sent a protest letter to 21 BSF battalion at Morichabari camp in West Bengal and asked them to hand over Baset, he added.

On Tuesday, BSF men picked up another Bangladeshi farmer Shawkat Ali, 43, while he was working on his boro crop near no-man's land at the same border point.

Protesting the incident, BGB sent a letter to BSF asking them to return Shawkat.

BSF has not yet returned the Bangladeshi farmer, said Lt Col Mehedi Hasan, commanding officer of 31 BGB battalion in Lalmonirhat.

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Border killing, abduction, border trafficking are very common features in case of border between Bangladesh and India. But we see Bangladesh is always sufferer than India experiencing vibrant indiscriminately border killing by BSF while our BGB troops is in a common dialogue that we are sending protest letter, calling immediate meeting etc but no result ultimate rather having lost some innocent lives in every year. A set of questions rising that is the BGB indifferent to it, has the government no concrete step against it, and the more alarming is Bangladesh insufficient enough to handle this. Now it is crying need to be stopped immediately in the question of our border security.

: Al-Amin Rehman, DU

The BSF committing such violations only at our border. But why ? Is this not flagrant violation of sovereignty of another neighbouring country? Then how come the politicians of the ruling party are full of praise for their friendly neighbour and term them as their staunchest ally? Government in power seem to have been enjoying such gross violation of our freedom. Sk Hasina even by default never raised her finger. But why? Whom is she trying to fool? What a shame!



  • Selma
    Saturday, December 22, 2012 04:15 AM GMT+06:00 (164 weeks ago)

    Tell these news to the people who support India and works against our Nations interest.





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