Saturday, June 15, 2024

BGB distributes relief

The Border Guard Bangladesh distributed various relief goods and provided emergency medical services to flood-affected people in the country on Friday. BGB’s Sunamganj battalion distributed relief goods among around 600 families at Baliakandi village of Surma union, and Birampur village of Rangarchar union in

Maj Gen Shakil new BGB chief

Maj Gen Shakil Ahmed has been appointed as the new director general of Border Guard Bangladesh. The public administration ministry yesterday issued a circular in this regard The current BGB DG Maj Gen Shafeenul Islam will return to the army, it added. Prior to this, Maj Gen Shakil served as the director general of the

India regrets, but blames Bangladesh nationals for border deaths

India on Tuesday claimed its Border Security Force opened fired in ‘self defence’ that resulted in killings of three Bangladesh nationals involved in ‘illegal activities’. However, India regrets all incidents of death of Bangladesh and Indian nationals on the border of the two countries, Indian external affairs ministry said in a statement on

BSF says 7 killed in 2011, reports say 21

BSF assures BGB of ending border killing India’s Border Security Force director general Raman Shrivastava on Friday reassured his Bangladesh counterpart of ending the killing of Bangladeshis in the frontiers. Raman at a joint briefing at the Border Guard Bangladesh headquarters in Dhaka after the director general-level meeting between the BGB and the BSF said ... Read more

847 charged with BDR carnage

A Dhaka court on Wednesday posted for August 24 the beginning of the trial of the 847 people after the the court on the day had completed their indictment with murder and other criminal offences committed during the rebellion at the headquarters of the Bangladesh Rifles, now renamed as Border Guard Bangladesh, in Dhaka in ... Read more

Plotters not identified

Soldiers’ grievances not met Even two years inside the February 25-26, 2009 rebellion in the then Bangladesh Rifles, later renamed Border Guard Bangladesh, the plotters of the bloody mutiny are still unidentified, the conspiracy is yet to be cracked, and the grievances, identified by two probe bodies as the primary reasons for the rebellion, have ... Read more

1,065 soldiers jailed so far

In two years since the bloody mutiny of BDR border guards took place on Feb 25-26, 2009, some 1,065 rebel soldiers have been sentenced to imprisonment for different terms ranging from four months to seven years till Thursday. All these convicts were also fined Tk 100 each by different special courts set up across the ... Read more

51 BGB men convicted

Teknaf Mutiny 51 BGB men convicted Fifty-one jawans of 42 Rifles Battalion of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) were sentenced to different jail terms ranging from one year to seven years yesterday for their involvement in the 2009 mutiny in Teknaf of Cox’s Bazar. The Special Court-16 led by BGB Rangamati Sector Commander Col Md Bashirul ... Read more

95 soldiers jailed for BDR mutiny in Rangamati

Ninety-five soldiers of the 9 Battalion and the 18 Battalion of the then Bangladesh Rifles, now renamed as the Border Guard Bangladesh, were on Saturday sentenced to rigorous imprisonment for varying terms on charges of the February 2009 mutiny in Rangamati. Special court 15 of the Border Guard Bangladesh, presided over by the Chittagong

72 more BGB jawans jailed

Mutiny in Kushtia 72 more BGB jawans jailed Seventy-two jawans of 32 and 35 rifles battalions of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) were sentenced yesterday to jail terms ranging from four months to seven years for their involvement in 2009 mutiny at Kushtia. The Special Court-17, headed by Commander of Kushtia BGB sector Lt Col Nazrul ... Read more

All 111 soldiers jailed in first Dhaka verdict

One hundred and eleven soldiers of the records wing of the Border Guard Bangladesh, formerly Bangladesh Rifles, were on Tuesday sentenced to rigorous imprisonment for varying terms on charges of the February 25–26, 2009 mutiny in the border guards’ headquarters in Dhaka. The special court 9 of the Border Guard Bangladesh, chaired by the force’s ... Read more