A Bangladeshi youth was stabbed and beaten dead by members Indian Border Security Force(BSF) in bordering Chakulia area of Damurhuda upazila here on Tuesday.
The deceased was identified as Abdul Goni, 30, son of local farmer Abu Taher.
Locals and family members of the deceased said when Goni and four other farmers went to irrigate a maize field near zero point early Tuesday BSF troops of Rangiarpota Camp chased the farmers and dragged Goni into Indian territory.
Goni’s cousin Imdadul Islam said they found stabbed and severely injured Goni lying inside Bangladesh territory in the early morning.
On information, family members recovered him and took him to Chuadanga Sadar Hospital where doctors declared him dead, he added.
Sukumar Biswas, officer-in-charge of Damurhuda Police Station, said the relatives of the deceased had rescued Goni before police reached there.
Police later sent the body to hospital morgue for autopsy, the OC added.
Lt Col Khalekuzzaman, director of Border Guard Bangladesh BSG-6, Chuadanga, said they are preparing to send a letter to BSF protesting the incident. It will be sent before evening, he added.