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Fri, September 21, 2018
BGB returns detained BSF members
Dhaka, 25 Dec, Abnews: Bangladesh border guards have handed over three Indian Border Security Force (BSF) members who were held this morning for trespassing into Bangladesh territory.
 
The detainees identified as - Assistant Sub Inspector (ASI) Harnam Shingh, constables Rakesh Kumar and Santosh Kumar, hailed from Harudanga camp of Border Security Post (BSF) in India were handed over around 1:20pm.
 
Border Guard Bangladesh (BSF) personnel detained three members of India's Border Security Force (BSF) at Rajshahi border after they trespassed into Bangladesh through Hajir Bathan area on Monday morning.
 
Shamim Uddin, commanding officer of BGB-1 battalion, said that three BSF members mistakenly entered the border around 7:30am due to thick fog and no demarcation line in the area.
  
During the handover, the arms, mobile phones and walkie-talkies seized from the three Indian border troopers were also given away. The Indian side said to have admitted their fault and pledged that such incident will not have a recurrence.
 
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