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Nigerian citizen held, 15 Bangladeshi nationals rescued along Benapole border

Sun Online Desk     19th November, 2018 03:13:52 printer

Nigerian citizen held, 15 Bangladeshi nationals rescued along Benapole border

Members of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) in a  drives detained a Nigerian citizen and rescued 15 Bangladeshi nationals from Putkhali border in Benapole on Monday morning, UNB reports.

 

Major Sohel Ahmmed, additional commanding officer of BGB-21 battalion, said that on information, a team of BGB conducted a drive along the border and arrested Nigerian citizen Ekochiko Sidney, 45 and rescued 15 Bangadeshi nationals when they were being trafficked to India.

 

The rescued nationals hailed from Khulna, Gopalganj, Barishal and Narail districts.

 

Meanwhile, in another drive, a team of BGB detained two hundi traders Ayub Hossain and Harun-or-Rashid from the border along with TK 5 lakh hundi money.


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