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11 Malaysia-bound Rohingyas detained

  • Published at 01:27 am November 16th, 2019
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Acting on information, a team of police raided the cottage and detained them but no trafficker was arrested in the drive

Police in a drive on Friday detained 11 Malaysia-bound Rohingyas from Sonarpara area of Ukhiya upazila in Cox’s Bazar.

Siddhartha Ghose, in charge of Inani police outpost told BSS that 11 Rohingyas including women and children were congregated in a cottage at the aforesaid area and were supposed to board trawlers bound for Malaysia via the Bay of Bengal.

Acting on information, a team of police raided the cottage and detained them but no trafficker was arrested in the drive.

Ghose said an investigation to identify the traffickers has begun in this connection.