The first BDR
mutiny trial began on Tuesday in a special court at the border force's
Rangamati district headquarters.
State counsels Mosharraf Hossain Kajal and Monjurul Alam read out charges in court against five accused border guards.
BDR director general Maj Gen Moinul Islam headed the special court bench, flanked by Lt Col Abdur Rouf and Major Mostafa Al Mamun.
Proceedings began at 3pm and lasted just half an hour.
The special court comprising three judges took the charges into cognisance and set Wednesday for the next hearing.
Deputy attorney general Sohrab Uddin, a representative nominated by the attorney general, was present at the court to provide legal assistance.