31 Bangladeshi nationals arrested in Guwahati

Guwahati, Oct 15: Thirty-one Bangladeshi nationals were apprehended in Guwahati while they were planning to go back to Bangladesh via Agartala on Monday.

The police arrested them from Guwahati railway station platform Number 1.

According to the reports, the Bangladeshi’s had been working in Bengaluru for the last three years.

The group came to Guwahati from Bengaluru onboard the Guwahati-Bangalore Express. They were waiting to board the Kanchanjungha express to go to Agartala,” Superintendent of Railway Police Hemanta Kumar Das told the media here.

“During questioning, they admitted that they were from Bangladesh and had entered India without any valid documents some four years ago and were working in Bengaluru as manual labourers.

“Their plan was to reach Agartala and then return to Bangladesh by crossing the border,” Das added.

The 31 people include 10 men, eight women, eight boys and five girls.


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