Police nab 16 Rohingyas in Cumilla

Published: January 11, 2019 17:24:23 | Updated: January 15, 2019 17:14:54


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Police arrested 16 Rohingyas from Bagra in Brahmanpara upazila of Cumilla on Thursday.

The arrestees are Hamida Begum, 60, Sabbir Ahmed, 30, Sabbir's wife Hasina Begum, 30, Sabbir's four children-Jabed, 12, Saber, 10, Majid, 6 and Sadek, 2, Hamid Nur, 25, Hamid's wife Fatema, 23, Hamid's two sons-Faruk, 3 and Khaiyam Nur, 1, Nur Haba, 28, Abdur Rahim, 10, ShahidasAkter, 5 and Ismail, 6.

Acting on a tip-off, a team of police conducted a drive in the area and arrested them, said SAM Shahjahan Kabir, officer-in-charge of Brahmanpara Police Station, UNB reports.

Police said that all of them will be sent to Cox's Bazar Rohingya camp.

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