Tortured by BSF, Lalmonirhat youth dies in Indian hospital

A Bangladeshi young man who was tortured by members of Border Security Force (BSF) of India along Durgapur border of Aditmari upazila died at a hospital in Cooch Behar in India on Tuesday.

The deceased was identified as Delwar Hossain, 28, son of Khaybar Ali of the area.

BSF detained Delwar from Durgapur on January 20 and beat him mercilessly, said Lt Col SM Towhidul Alam, commanding officer of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) Battalion-15, on Thursday.

Delwar succumbed to his injuries on Tuesday at a hospital in Cooch Behar while undergoing treatment, he said quoting BSF.

Alam also said a flag meeting will be held soon to bring back his body.

Source: United News of Bangladesh