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5 Bangladeshi nationals arrested for staying illegally in Maha

Press Trust of India  |  Mumbai 

Five Bangldeshi nationals have been arrested from adjoining district for staying illegally in the country, police said today.

The arrests were made by a team of the newly-formed Navi Mumbai unit of the Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS), Maharashtra, police said.

ATS is also checking possible terror links of these foreign nationals, a said.

The Squad sleuths carried out a combing operation last night to zero in on illegal migrants staying in Jui Gaon, Panvel in adjoining district and arrested the five Bangladeshi nationals, he said.

It was ascertained after constant interrogation that they hail from and were staying illegally without valid travel documents, the said.

They were remanded to police custody till March 17, the said.

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First Published: Wed, March 14 2018. 19:45 IST