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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 |
September 14, 2017 9:22:08 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.

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

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