Police arrest 54 Rohingyas in Chattogram

Published: May 24, 2019 09:50:55 | Updated: May 24, 2019 14:45:48

Police in a drive arrested 54 Rohingya people from Kazir Dewri area in the port city early Friday.

Being tipped off that some Rohingya people were roaming in the city, a team of police conducted a drive in the area and arrested 54 Rohingyas including 14 women and 32 children at around 1:30am, said Mohammad Mahsin, officer-in-charge of Kotwali Police Station.

The Rohingya people came here to collect 'zakat' during the month of Ramadan, UNB reported quoting the police official.

Police were taking steps to send them back to Cox's Bazar Rohingya camp, said the OC.

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