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Bangladeshi national, illegally staying in Delhi, arrested

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

A Bangladeshi national illegally residing at Anand Vihar here has been arrested, police said today.

"The Bangladeshi Cell of the Shahdara police district received a tip-off yesterday that a Bangladeshi national was hiding in the Sai Mandir area of Anand Vihar for the last two months," said Nupur Prasad, Deputy Commissioner of Police (Shahdara).

"He was arrested for intruding into the country through the Benapole border and for not possessing any valid visa or travel document," she added.

The accused has been identified as Jahangir (26), a native of Bagerhat district in

He has confessed that he came to illegally through the Benapole border about two months back, said Prasad.

"He has told us that he was working as a ragpicker here. He has been handed over to the authorities concerned for deportation," she added.

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First Published: Fri, March 17 2017. 19:49 IST