Plea in Supreme Court seeks restraint on expulsion of Rohingya Muslims to Myanmar

The Supreme Court of India
The Supreme Court of India. (File Photo: IANS)

New Delhi, Oct 3 : A fresh plea has been filed in the Supreme Court seeking a restraint on the Government of India from deporting seven Rohingya Muslims to Myanmar,  where the army is allegedly doing ethnic cleansing of the Muslim minority.

Seven Rohingyas have been held in the Silchar Detention centre, Assam on charges of illegally entering India in 2012 and were scheduled to be sent back on October 3.

Bench declined mentioning.

Seven Rohingya Muslims had been jailed since 2012 on charges of illegal entry, a border police official said.

The  men  to be deported in a bus to neighbouring Myanmar.


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