Two Bangladeshi nationals, living at a village here illegally for the past 12 years, have been arrested, police said today.
The matter came to light during police verification for their passport applications, the police officer said.
They had arrived here 12 years ago and the woman, Malan Haldar, had got married to a man, Ranjit, who had been living here, the SSP said.
The woman's husband said that he was a native of Ashok Nagar area in Kolkata, but he too was under scanner.
Both Vinod and Malan had acquired houses under the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojna and were living there. Besides, they also have Aadhar card, voter ID and bank accounts in their names. All the documents have been seized, the SSP added.
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