A young Bangladeshi farmer was shot dead by the Border Security Force of India at Hariharnagar frontier under Jibannagar upazila of Chuadanga district early Sunday.
Border Guard Bangladesh has conveyed BSF strong protest through a letter at this incident.
Representatives on BGB and BSF are supposed to hold a flag meeting regarding this incident in the afternoon today.
The name of the Bangladeshi national is Imran Hossain (23), son of one Mohibur Rahman of Hariharnagar village under the upazila.
Locals said Imran took his cows for grazing near the demarcation pillar no. 63 very early in the morning. When one of the cows entered in to Indian territory, Imran tried to push it back and slipped into India for a brief time when the BSF opened fire.
Locals said he was fired at a close range. He died on the spot.
Lieutenant colonel Gazi M Asaduzzaman, a commanding officer of BGB-6 in Chuadanga said they learnt that BSF members killed a Bangladeshi national at point blank at around 5.30am.
The body was sent to district sadar hospital morgue for autopsy.
Recently, the Border Security Force (BSF) of India has suspended three of its members for killing two Bangladeshi cattle traders at Putkhali frontier near Benapole.
At least three Bangladeshi citizens were wounded as the Indian Border Security Force (BSF) opened fires on them Friday night in Bewarjari and Dharmogarh frontiers under Thakurgaon district.
The BSF on June 8 morning picked up two Bangladeshi school boys from Gorakmondol of Phulbari Upazila in Kurigram district. They prosecuted the school boys and sent them to Cooch Behar jail.
Source: New Age