20 Rohingyas who fled Bhasanchar arrested in Chattogram


17th July, 2021 06:36:09 PM printer

20 Rohingyas who fled Bhasanchar arrested in Chattogram

Twenty Rohingyas who had fled Bhasanchar in Noakhali were arrested in Jorarganj area of Mirsarai upazila in Chattogram  on Saturday .

Among the arrestees, 11 were children, five women and four men.

The arrestees are Md Abdur Rahman, 27, Setara Begum, 20, Md Sabbir 26, Sanchita begum, Rajiya Begum, 23, Nurul Karim, 20, Salma Khatun, 50, Jamal Hossain, 24, Nur Kayda, 25, Rumana, 6, Nur Fatema, 3, Md Ayaz,8, Jannat Ara, 4, Kismat Ara Begum, 2, Mariam, 8, Abul Kashem,7, Md Ayat, 4, Setara, 5, Jannat Ara,1, and Osman Gani aged eight months.

Officer-in-Charge of Jorarganj police station Helal Uddin said tipped off, police arrested the Rohingyas and produced them before a court after filing a case.

Investigation is going on to find out who had helped them to flee, said the OC.

Meanwhile, locals said they informed police when a boat carrying a group of Rohingyas reached the coast adjacent  to  Mirsarai Economic Zone area.

The Rohingyas were travelling towards Kutupalong Rohingya camp in Teknaf, they said.