BSF returns Bangladesh teenager who strayed into India


In a gesture of mutual cooperation and emphasis on the well-being of the border population of both countries, the Border Security Force (BSF) has returned a Bangladeshi teenager who strayed into Indian territory.

The BSF, which is responsible to guard the 4,096 km India-Bangladesh border, handed over the 12-year-old boy to Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) on Tuesday, said the paramilitary force.

The Bangladeshi youth, identified as Hasanur Jamal Abhik, was handed over to BGB during a flag meeting between the two border guarding forces of India and Bangladesh at BSF Border Outpost Dawki and BGB Border Outpost Tamabil.

A resident of Savar area of Dhaka district, the Bangladeshi teenager was found roaming in the area of village Dawki on June 6 this year by locals who handed him over to Dawki police station who further handed over the 12-year-old to BSF on June 7.

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