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2 suspected Rohingyas held in Assam

Press Trust of India  |  Hailakandi (Assam) 

Two suspected Rohingyas, including a woman, were arrested in Hailakandi district when they were coming from Myanmar on Monday, police said.

Lala Police Station Officer-in-Charge Liton Nath said the duo were held when they were coming from Myanmar's Mondu Thana of Kunkarpara village.

"We suspect the hand of an international gang behind this Rohingya immigration issue in the area," Nath said.

The duo have been booked under various sections of the Passport (Entry into India) Act, 1920 and the Foreigners (Amendment) Act, 2004, he said.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Mon, May 20 2019. 23:56 IST
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