BSF jawan murdered, 2 held

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 4, 2011 - 00:41

Balurghat (WB): A BSF jawan was killed by
smugglers at Hili near the Bangladesh border in South Dinajpur
district and two persons have been arrested in this
connection, police said on Tuesday.

Two persons were arrested for the murder of HT
Kantaraj, a resident from Karnataka, whose stabbed body was
spotted on Sunday at a spot between Iswarpara and Srirampur
localities, police said.

The two arrested persons - identified as Sushil Pal
and Swapan Pahana - were rounded up from Iswarpara area this
morning.

Prima facie it appeared Kantaraj, a head constable,
was targeted by smugglers, around 40 in number, for trying to
stop cattle smuggling across the border, police said.

A BSF spokesman said a team would be coming from New
Delhi soon for detailed investigation.

PTI



First Published: Wednesday, May 4, 2011 - 00:41

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