Border guard and Bangladeshi suspect
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Anger in Bangladesh over India torture video

A video showing Indian border guards torturing a suspected Bangladeshi cow smuggler has prompted widespread condemnation and anger in Bangladesh.

Eight Indian Border Security Force (BSF) guards have been suspended in connection with the incident.

The grainy video shows a young man being stripped, bound to a bamboo pole and beaten by the soldiers.

It is not clear who shot the video but its is believed to have been one of the soldiers.

Mark Dummett reports.

  • 19 Jan 2012