BSF tortures two BD fishermen in Rajshahi

RAJSHAHI : Members of Indian Border Security Force (BSF) picked up two Bangladeshi fishermen from Padma River along Khorchaka border in Godagari upazila and beat them up mercilessly early Tuesday.
The victims are identified as Mizanur Rahman alias Mizan, 26, son of late Shahajan Ali and Nishan Ali, 23, son of Rasul Ali, residents of Biyanabona village under Dewpara union of the upazila.
Mizan and Nishan went to fishing in the Padma River along Khorchaka border in the upazila on Monday midnight, reports UNB.
BSF members picked them up from their boat around 2am on Tuesday and beat them up with sticks and rifles, said BGB
The BSF, later, released them on Tuesday morning and locals rescued them. They were taken to Rajshahi Medical College Hospital, said Moyeen Ali, the younger brother of victim Mizan.
A team of BGB was sent to the hospital after hearing the incident, said Lieutenant Colonel Iftekhar Shamim Al Masud, commanding-officer of Border Guard Bangladesh Battalion -1.