The deceased was recognized as Thedian Momin, 45, hailing from South Garo Hills space in India’s Meghalaya, police stated.
A gaggle of eight smugglers entered Suryapur Dumnikura space in Haluaghat — crossing the border illegally — round 4:15am, Md Mahmudul Hasan, officer-in-charge of Haluaghat Police Station, stated quoting witnesses.
Sensing their presence, a patrol crew of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) of Suryapur Camp, chased the smugglers, he stated.
Then the smugglers, whereas fleeing, threw sharp weapons on the BGM crew, leaving a member of the paramilitary power injured, the OC stated.
In retaliation, BGB opened hearth, leaving Thedian Momin, one of many smugglers, wounded. He died on the spot whereas others managed to flee the scene, stated the OC.
On data, police rushed to the spot and recovered the physique, OC Mahmudul stated including that the physique was later despatched to Mymensingh Medical School morgue for post-mortem.
Police additionally recovered the deceased’s Indian nationwide ID card, 260 items of yaba tablets, 12 bottles of wine and two sharp weapons from the spot, the OC informed our Mymensingh correspondent.
Contacted, Commanding Officer of BGB-39 Battalion, Mymensingh Lt Col Tauhid Mahmud confirmed the incident.