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5 Rohingyas detained at Bangladesh border while trying to enter India

Press Trust of India  |  Dhaka 

Five Rohingya youths have been detained at a border checkpoint after allegedly trying to enter with fake passports, a media report said.

According to immigration police, the youths were detained on Friday at the Darshana border check post in Damurhuda region of district, 204-km from here, the reported.

Officials found discrepancies in their words and papers. They were handed over to when they admitted to being Rohingyas during preliminary questioning, immigration police officials said.

The five have been identified as Aiyaz Ali, 20; Sadek Ali, 20; Saker Ali, 24; Hares Ali, 24; and Amin Uddin, 21. They are refugees various camps in Cox's Bazar.

The youths were trying to go to with fake Bangladeshi passports and visas. They had collected the passports from Comilla and the visas from Chittagong, said Sukumar Biswas, the officer-in-charge of station.

The fake Bangladeshi passports have been seized, the OC said, adding that legal measures would be taken.

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First Published: Sun, July 08 2018. 16:45 IST