A Bangladeshi citizen was killed allegedly by Indian Border Security Force (BSF) on Masudpur frontier in Shibganj upazila in Chapainawabganj early today.
Deceased Milon Ali, 17, son of Belaluddin of Moralpara village in Shibganj upazila, was an SSC examinee.
Victim’s brother-in-law Abdur Rahim and villagers claimed that Milon among with some other people were returning from India through Masudpur frontier when the BSF opened fire on them, leaving him seriously injured.
His associates decided to take him to his house at Moralpara village, but he succumbed on the way around 5:00am, Abdur Rahim said.
Confirming the incident, Lt Col Sajjad Sarwar, commanding officer of 53 BGB Battalion, said it is still not clear whether he was killed by BSF. "We are investigating the matter," he said.
BGB few days back arrested few persons along with phensidyl and yaba, who had link with Milon, the CO added.