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52 Bangladeshis handed over to authorities of their country


Press Trust of India Dhubri (Assam)
Altogether 52 Bangladeshi nationals who were in detention camps in Assam were handed over to the Bangladesh authorities today at the international border, officials said.
The 52 Hindus and Muslims, who had been detained since 2012, included five women and four children, officials of South Salmara-Mankachar district said.
The Bangladeshis were sent through Sahapara BSF Border Outpost at Mankachar in the presence of Assam Police DIG (Border) Rounak Ali Hazarika, South Salmara-Mankachar district Deputy Commissioner Ateka Sultana and other officials.
Officials of Bangladesh government was also present at the spot.

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First Published: Jul 29 2018 | 10:10 PM IST

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