Four Rohingya women held at Dhaka airport

Sun Online Desk

20th May, 2019 02:21:27 printer

Four Rohingya women held at Dhaka airport

Members of National Security Intelligence (NSI) and Immigration Police on Sunday detained four Rohingya women at Hazrat Shahjajal International Airport (HSIA) as they were going to Saudi Arabia using Bangladeshi passports.

The detainees were Arifa Begum, Monika Hossain, Sanwara Begum and identity of other one could not be known immediately.

They were trying to depart to Jeddah via Bahrain by Gulf Air Airlines at 05:40 hrs, said officials.

Mohammad Abbas Uddin and Mohammed Omar were also detained in suspicion of members of human traffickers’ group.

Airport Armed Police Battalion (APBn) Assistant Superintendant of Police (media) Tarique Ahmed Sadique confirmed the incident.