BSF accused of beating Bangladeshi to death28 November 2022
Staff Reporter :
A Bangladeshi named Md. Shariful Islam Saddam (28) has been beaten to death by BSF near Lalmonirhat border.
On Sunday (November 27) morning, he was rescued from the Hatibandha border area of the district and died on the way to the hospital.
Earlier that day, the BSF caught him from the Gendukari border of the upazila. He was later taken to the BSF camp and beaten mercilessly.
The deceased Shariful Islam Saddam was the son of one Achim Uddin from Gotamari area.
Locals said that when victim Shariful went to Pillar No. 901 in Bangladesh early on Saturday morning, BSF members took him to the camp on the suspicion of being a thief. Later, the camp members beat him severely with sticks and gun butts and injured him. When Shariful fell ill, the BSF members dropped him in the border area called Bhutiamangal of Gotamari Union of Bangladesh.
Later on Sunday morning, Shariful's family members rescued him from there with serious injuries and he died on the way to the hospital.
Hatibandha Police Station Officer-in-Charge (OC) Shah Alam said that although Shariful was rescued from the border area in an injured condition, he was not sure whether he died due to BSF beating.
However, the cause of death will be known only after the post-mortem.