A Correspondent, Benapole
A cattle trader was beaten to death by Indian Border Security Force (BSF) along the Putkhali frontier in Benapole early Wednesday.
The identity of the victim could not be known immediately.
BSF troops of Putkhali camp caught and beat the cattle trader mercilessly while he was returning home from India through the border, leaving him dead on the spot, BDR sources said.
Later, the BSF troops threw the body into the Ichhamoti river.
Indian police took away the body as it was floating on the Indian side of the river, the sources added.
A flag meeting was held between BDR men of Putkhali camp and BSF of Angrail camp in this regard, said Emdad Hossain, camp commander of 22 Rifles Battalion.