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NIA, others question arrested Bangladeshis

IANS  |  Agartala 

At least four central agencies including the (NIA) quizzed 24 Bangladeshi youths arrested here on May 10, a said on Tuesday.

"Two separate teams from Guwahati and a few central intelligence agencies are interrogating the Bangladeshis, now under the custody of Railway Police," Police Mobile Task Force (MTF) of Police told IANS.

A court sent the intruders to seven-day police custody on May 11.

The MTF personnel on May 10 arrested the Bangladeshis as they reached the Agartala railway station.

Officials refused to share any information gathered from the Bangladeshi intruders.

"These youths aged 20-22, after entering illegally, probably through border, mostly stayed in Uttar Pradesh," the MTF said, adding the intelligence and officials did not share any information with them gathered from the detainees.

"Documents and identity cards of madrasas of different states, along with and Indian currencies, were recovered from the intruders. They have no valid passports," Chaudhuri said.

After the preliminary interrogation, the MTF had handed over these youths to the GRP.

The interrogators were yet to disclose whether the Bangladeshi nationals were involved in any crime in

shares a 856 km border with Bangladesh, most of which is fenced except some stretches in the eastern frontier of the state.



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First Published: Tue, May 15 2018. 18:02 IST