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7 Rohingyas held in Abaderghat, Satkhira

  • Published at 07:43 pm October 10th, 2018
Local people from border area handed over seven rohingya individuals over suspicious movement in Satkhira, on Wednesday, October 10, 2018 Dhaka Tribune

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.