They were being trafficked to India on Wednesday
Police held seven Rohingyas – including women and children – who were being trafficked to India – at Abaderghat in Satkhira Sadar upazila, early on Wednesday.
The arrested are Nur Begum, 45, wife of Selim; their three children – Rashida Begum, 5, Jannatara Begum, 3, and Sagar, 1; Hasina Begum, 22, wife of Azizul Haque; their daughter Rozina Begum, 4; and Usun Zaman, 75.
Nur Begum said they were lured by traffickers with promises of good jobs in India.
Sadar Police Station Officer-in-Charge Mostafizur Rahman said following their suspicious movement along the border, locals caught them and handed them over to police.