Sonamura: A cattle smuggler was killed at Sonapur village in Sipahijala district on Friday night when BSF personnel opened fire in self-defence, while trying to stop the smugglers.
A group of about 10 smugglers were trying to smuggle cattle to Bangladesh which was spotted at about 10:30 p.m. by a team of BSF personnel patrolling the border.
They rushed to the spot and tried to resist the smugglers. The smugglers in retaliation pounced on them and tried to drag one BSF personnel to Bangladesh territory.
The BSF man opened fire in self defense killing one smuggler on the spot, Sipahijala district magistrate Pradip Chakraborty, who visited the scene on Saturday told reporters. The deceased was identified as Araber Rahaman....