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14 Bangladeshis return after serving jail in India

    5th January, 2018 11:07:09 printer

BENAPOLE: Fourteen Bangladeshi nationals, including five children, returned home through Benapole check-post on Thursday night after languishing in an Indian jail for one and a half years, reports UNB.

Tarikul Islam, officer-in-charge of Benapole Immigration police, said Petrapole Immigration police handed them over to their Bangladeshi counterparts around 9 pm. The victims had entered India two years back without valid documents through a Jessore border point in search of jobs. Indian police arrested them from Kolkata, West Bengal.

Later, the arrestees were produced before a local court when the court sentenced them to one and a half years’ imprisonment The process to bring them back started following a joint intervention by the home ministries of the two countries. Motiar Rahman, a sub-inspector at Benapole Port Police Station, said police handed the returnees over to their respective families.