Brutality at the border

Leading Indian newspaper ‘The Hindu’ has asked India to make an “unreserved apology” to Bangladesh for Border Security Force’s brutal torture of a Bangladeshi man shown in a recent video.

Source: Op Ed, The Hindu.

New Delhi needs to make an unreserved apology to Bangladesh for the brutal conduct of its Border Security Force personnel who were seen in a recent video torturing a Bangladeshi man. Not surprisingly, the telltale video has caused widespread outrage in Bangladesh. A remark by Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee that the incident must not be hyped, echoed by a Bangladeshi Minister, seems only to have provoked more anger and fuelled opposition allegations against the Sheikh Hasina government for being “pro-India”.

 

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