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Three arrested for 'trafficking' of Rohingyas

Press Trust of India  |  Sonamura (Tripura) 

Three persons have been from a village near the Indo-Bangla border in connection with "trafficking" of Rohingyas, a police official said today.

Acting on a tip-off, sleuths of and Police and BSF personnel raided the Nabadwip Chandra Nagar village last night and Suman Chowdhury (35), Faruk Chowdhury (32) and Sahajahan Choudhury (38), SP, Sipahijala district, Sudipta Das told reporters.

"On the basis of inputs of the Rohingya refugees, the Police with help from Police and BSF the three persons involved in trafficking," Das said.

He said six were arrested on August 19 at Karimganj in Assam, and during interrogation, they confessed to have migrated from Myanmar's Rakhine state, and were staying in as refugees.

"They entered with the help of a racket by using the sensitive corridor at Nabawip Chandra Nagar," Das said.

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First Published: Tue, October 03 2017. 17:42 IST