Indian Border Security Force picked up three Bangladeshi cattle traders at Paria border in Thakurgaon's Baliadangi upazila early yesterday.
They are Shah Alam, 26, of Taranbari village, Abu Sayeed, 27, of Nayabasti village, and Yeasin Ali, 27, of Taranjubari village, of the same upazila.
Lt Col Mohammad Hossain, commanding officer of 50 Border Guard Bangladesh Battalion in Thakurgaon, said a patrol team of BSF Satvita camp picked up the three near pillar-386 along the border around 5:00am as they entered India by cutting barbed wire fence along the border.
In the afternoon, a company commander-level flag meeting was held between 50 BGB Battalion and BSF of Satvita camp near the border. BSF said they detained the three and handed them over to police, the BGB official said.