Shillong(Meghalaya ), May 20 : The BSF of Meghalaya has exhibited a goodwill gesture by handing over one Bangladeshi minor boy to Border Guard Bangladesh after he was apprehended by troops of 55 Bn BSF in bordering area of South Garo Hills district.
The boy, identified as Munir Khan, is a resident of Bangladesh’s Mymensing district. He was apprehended by BSF in South Garo Hills district on Wednesday.
He was intercepted by BSF while roaming inside Indian territory after inadvertently crossing International Boundary.
The minor was handed over to Border Guard Bangladesh during a meeting sought by BGB on May 19 . Inderjit Singh Rana, Inspector General, BSF, Meghalaya Frontier in a press statement said that, BSF always adopts a humanitarian approach in such cases where victims are minors or innocent.
“Both the border guarding forces have developed an understanding on such subjects and these issues are amicably resolved to strengthen the existing relationship and to enhance mutual trust between both the neighbouring countries,” the statement further added .