The deceased was identified as Dalim Majhi, 23, son of Monglu Majhi of Nisipara village in Panka union of Shibganj upazila.
Kamal Uddin Hoda, chairman of Narayanpur union, said that members of India’s Border Security Force (BSF) detained Dalim early Saturday from Patlatola camp near 19/4 no. bordering pillar when he along with a group of cattle traders entered Indian to bring cattle.
Later, the BSF members beat him to death with rifles, said the chairman.
The body was rescued and brought to back his house around 6:00 am by the fellow cattle traders, said the chairman adding that the body bored several injury marks.
Lt Col Sajjad Sarwar, commanding officer of BGB-53 battalion, said they have heard about the incident.
“But it was not clear whether Dalim was tortured to death by BSF members or not.”