Myanmar guards abduct two Bangladesh nationals
December 8th, 2016 at 4:57 pm
Myanmar guards abduct two Bangladesh nationals

Dhaka – The border guards of Myanmar have reportedly abducted two Bangladeshi fishermen from Teknaf border areas in south-eastern Cox’s Bazar district, said officials on Thursday.

The fishermen were picked up by the Border Guard Police of Myanmar from the Naf River at Lombabil point of Teknaf sub-district of the district on Wednesday noon, said local Border Guard Bangladesh officer Abu Jar Al Jahid.

The officer identified the fishermen as Nazir Hossain Bhulu, 42, and Abdus Shukkur, 39, of Lombabil village.

“As the families of the missing fishermen complained us about the incident, we are trying to contact with the BGP by phone,” said the officer.

He said the duo went to the river near the Bangladesh-Myanmar border for fishing on Wednesday morning.