Revision trial in Felani Khatun death case

New Delhi, Sep 13 (ANI): The Competent Authority of Border Security Force (BSF) has decided to hold a revision trial in Felani Khatun death case.

On January 7, 2011, Khatun died on Indo-Bangladesh International Border in the area of Border Out Post Choudharyhat, Coochbehar, West Bengal due to firing by Ct Amiya Ghosh of 181 Bn BSF.

A General Security Force Court (GSFC) trial against Ct Amiya Ghosh of 181 Bn BSF, was held on a charge under section - 46 Bn BSF Act- 1968 for alleged killing of the Bangladeshi girl.

The trial court found the accused Ct Amiya Ghosh 'Not Guilty' and pronounced findings on September 6, 2013. As per BSF Act and Rules, proceedings were reviewed by legal experts.

The Competent Authority has not agreed with the findings of court and has decided to hold revision trial in the instant case. (ANI)


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