SHILLONG: The Border Security Force (BSF) has returned a Bangladeshi teenager who strayed into Indian territory as a sign of “mutual cooperation and an emphasis on the well-being of both nations’ border populations.”
The BSF, which is in charge of guarding the 4,096-kilometer India-Bangladesh border said the 12-year-old child was handed over to the Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) on Tuesday.
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 the BSF Border Outpost Dawki and BGB Border Outpost Tamabil.
A 12 year old Bangladeshi youth was handed over to BGB on 08 Jun 2021 during a Flag Meeting near BP No. 1275/M in a gesture of mutual cooperation & emphasis on well-being of border population of India & Bangladesh.#JaiHind pic.twitter.com/AtUuYAkw4e
— BSF (@BSF_India) June 9, 2021
According to reports, the Bangladeshi youngster is a resident of Dhaka district’s Savar area and was discovered roaming in the area of Dawki village on June 6 this year by locals, who gave him over to Dawki police station, which then handed him over to BSF on June 7.
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