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Hindu Video Grapher Prashanta “Kumar Das” ‘killed in a gunfight’ or ‘planned murder’!

Senior staff reporter: A young man named Proshanta Kumar Das (29) was killed in ‘gunfight’ with members of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) at Bibir Bazar border in Comilla Sadar.
BGB claimed that Proshanta was a drug dealer. A incident of gunfight between drug delar and a special patrol of Comilla’s Bibir Bazar BOP in Songrish Baribandh area inside of 3 kilometer from the border pillar no 2082. Prashanta Kumar Das was seriously injured in this gunfight. Later, the victim died in the Comilla Medical College Hospital.
According to BGB, 2200 pieces of Yaba and 30 bottles of Phensidyl were recovered after searching the place.
Locals and family members of Prashanta claimed that he was a videographer.
Prashanta, son of Badal Chandra Das of Comilla’s Moglatuli area. Prashanta’s mother died after fighting with cancer on 22nd of the last month. Prashanta’s family claims that he was never associated with drugs. There is no case even in his name. Many people in the area know him as a videographer. Can also be seen him in various video shows programs of the district administration.
According to the statement of the eldest brother of the deceased, Ramu Chandra Das, on Thursday afternoon, a friend named Nazmul said that he is invited from the house to Prashanta. Later we came to know that they 2-3 people went to the border of Lakshmipur areas and they were arrested there. We go there immediately, see their pictures being taken in the camp.
Ramu said, did not allow us to go inside the camp. Later, 10 BGB cars came to Kotwari BGB office. We go there. Outside our mobile number, the name address did not allow us to get inside. There we have sent one person 20 thousand taka. So let him release.
‘We know that one will kill and leave another one. We were waiting at 10pm at Laksmipur camp again. But they killed my brother and send Nazmul to the court. Nazmul did yaba business. After the tragedy, our 20 thousand taka were returned again. “Said the deceased Prashanta’s elder brother Ramu Chandra Chandra.
There was widespread suspicion and mixed reaction in the public about this gunfight. Local people want a neutral investigation of the whole issue.
Prashanta Kumar Das’s angry and sad family members claimed that Prashanta has been unfairly victimized extra-judicial killings. Those responsible for this killing will be identified by a fair investigation and will be subjected to exemplary punishment.
2nd July, 2019.