49 BD nationals held at Benapole border

Sun Online Desk

20th October, 2016 01:00:33 printer

49 BD nationals held at Benapole border


Members of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) arrested 49 people while they were entering Bangladesh after going to India illegally through Gatipara border on Thursday morning, reports unb.


The arrestees include 11 men, 31 women and seven children -- hailing from different areas of Narail, Bagerhat and Faridpur districts.


Tipped off, a team of the border guards conducted a drive in the area and arrested them while they were trying to enter Bangladesh territory withut valid documents around 7.30am, said Nayek Subedar Nazrul Islam of BGB Battalion-21’s Benapole camp.


Later, the arrestees were handed over to Benapole Port Police Station.


A case was filed in this connection.