BSF man killed by cow smuggler near India-Bangladesh border

Superintendent of police P Sudhakar said Tushar Kanti Das of BSF 64 Battalion had spotted the minitruck at Gaighata in the morning and had given it a chase on a cycle along with a local.

By: PTI | Barasat | Published:September 14, 2017 9:22 pm
BSF, BSF man, BSF man killed, cow smuggler, India-Bangladesh border, Indo-bangla border, The truck with four cows was seized by the police, P Sudhakar said. (File Photo)

A BSF personnel was killed near the Indo-Bangladesh border in West Bengal’s North 24 Parganas today when he tried to stop a mini truck smuggling cows across the border.

Superintendent of police P Sudhakar said Tushar Kanti Das of BSF 64 Battalion had spotted the minitruck at Gaighata in the morning and had given it a chase on a cycle along with a local.

He was hit fatally by the fleeing truck and was rushed to a local hospital, which declared him brought dead.

The truck also hit against a wayside shop while speeding away and the driver jumped down and escaped. The helper was caught by the locals and handed over to the police.

The truck with four cows was seized by the police, Sudhakar added.

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    Rahul
    Sep 14, 2017 at 9:57 pm
    Will the liberals and seculars now hold candle light march at India Gate? Will obituaries be written about Mr. Das by the movers and shakers? Will foreign media celebrate him?ANY ANSWERS?
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      Roby Mani
      Sep 14, 2017 at 11:05 pm
      Why does the Government not go after Advanis, Adanis and Essars who have syphoned off crores of rupees by over and under invoicing, rather than going after these petty smugglers who are doing it for a living ?
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