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4 Myanmarese nationals held for illegally entering India

Press Trust of India  |  Barasat (WB) 

Four Myanmarese nationals,

including three women, suspected to be Rohingyas, were arrested in for allegedly entering illegally, police said today.

The four were arrested yesterday by officers of station from the state's North 24 district, police said, adding that two children were accompanying them.

According to police, the group was seen roaming suspiciously in the Maslandapur bus sand area here on Tuesday afternoon.

Upon detaining them, the police found out that they had crossed the border illegally and immediately arrested the four adults under The Foreigners Act.

They were produced in and were remanded to judicial custody, the of Police (Headquarters) of North 24 district, Kalyan Roy, said.

The two minors are with their mother, the of Police (SP) of North 24 Parganas, C Sudhakar, said.

According to a of the district police, the arrested persons failed to produce any valid documents.

"We need to find out whether they at all possess any valid documents... We cannot let anybody roam around in the country," the SP said.

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First Published: Thu, July 12 2018. 22:07 IST