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Two Rohingya Muslims arrested

Press Trust of India  |  Hyderabad 

Two Rohingya Muslimswere arrested from area here today for allegedly illegally procuring an Indian passport and card by falsely representing they are Indian nationals and submitting fabricated documents.

Police said (34) and (32) illegally entered via from in 2013.

They then moved to Hyderabad, enrolled with the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees and started eking out a living as labourers.

The duo made false representations that they were Indian nationals, police said.

Abdul obtained a passport in November 2017, while Ayub got an card recently, they said.

is home to an estimated 3,500-4,000 Rohingyas, who stay in camps in different parts of the city.

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First Published: Mon, July 09 2018. 19:05 IST