Bangladesh to send back Myanmar army man Sunday

Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha. Cox’s Bazar | Published: 20:01, Mar 02,2019 | Updated: 20:05, Mar 02,2019


A view of Bangladesh-Myanmar border. BSS file photo

Border Guards Bangladesh (BGB) will hand over a captured member of Myanmar army to their authorities concerned on Sunday.
Commander of BGB 34 battalion in Cox’s Bazar Lt Col Ali Haidar Azad Ahmed told BSS that a member of Myanmar Army was captured from Hatichhora area on Ballaukkhaiya Border under Naikhongchhari upazila on January 24.
‘The captured army personal wearing uniform of Myanmar military was identified as Ang Bo Bo Thin and a member of LIB-287 of Myanmar army,’ he said.
The army personal was captured when he entered Bangladesh illegally, he added.
Regional commander of Cox’s Bazar BGB Brigadier General Ainul Morshed Khan said Myanmar military admitted that a member of their force fled to Bangladesh.
‘BGB has taken all necessary preparation to hand over the captured army personal at Tumru point of Dhumdhum under Naikhongchhari upazila,’ he added.

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