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21 detained while entering Bangladesh from India

  • Published at 02:11 pm November 23rd, 2019
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The human trafficker, middle, with the detained Bangladeshis in Jhenaidah on Saturday, November 23, 2019 Dhaka Tribune

Of the detainees, eight are men, seven women, six children and a broker

Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) has detained 21 people for entering Bangladesh illegally from India from Nischintapur and Mogdaspur points in Moheshpur upazila of Jhenidah district. 

A BGB patrol team from Polianpur Border Outpost (BOP) detained 16 people from Nischintapur while another team from Jululi BOP detained five more from Mogdaspur village around 5am, UNB reported quoting a press release on Saturday.

The detainees claimed that they are all Bangladeshi citizens.

Among the detainees, eight are men, seven women, six children and a broker.

The detainees said they entered India at different times seeking jobs, for treatment and for bringing cattle. 

BGB sources said, they were handed over to Jhenidah police station and a case will be filed against them.