Four Bangladeshis picked up by BSF

Members of Indian Border Security Force (BSF) have detained four Bangladesh nationals near the border area, reports UNB.

Three Bangladesh nationals were picked up by BSF from Paria border in Baliadangi upazila of Thakurgaon district early Sunday while another from Durgapur border in Aditmari upazila of Lalmonirhat.

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The detained persons are Shah Alam, 35, son of Sirajul Islam of Taranjhuri village, Abu Sayeed, 24, son of Ismail Hossain of Horinmari Noyabasti village and Pobarul Hossain, 26, son of Tofarul islam of Notabari village in upazila.

Lieutenant colonel Mohammad Hossain, commanding officer of Border Guard Bangladesh battalion no 50, said that a BSF team detained the trio from an area adjacent to 385 no pillar on the border line around 4:00am while they were trying to intrude into Indian territory.

Meanwhile, Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) sent a letter to the BSF for holding a flag meeting, he added.

BSF detained a Bangladeshi national from Durgapur border in Aditmari upazila of Lalmonirhat early Sunday.

The detained person is Milon Mia, 35, son of Mohsin of Durgapur village.

A team of BSF detained Milon from 2 no sub pillar of 927 no main pillar on the border around 4:30am while he was trying to intrude in Gidaldaha area of India, said lieutenant colonel Golam Morshed, commanding officer of BGB-15 battalion.

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