10 return home after serving 2 yrs jail in India

22 September, 2019 12:00 AM printer

Benapole: Ten Bangladeshi women returned home through Benapole check post on Friday night after serving two years' jail in Indian prison, reports UNB.  

The women hail from Narail, Jashore and Barishal districts.

Benapole Immigration Police officer in-Charge Mohsin Hossain said they went to India without valid documents in search of good jobs with the help of local brokers two years back.

Kolkata police arrested them and a court sentenced them to two years imprisonment each for trespassing into the country .

After the end of jail term, Kolkata police handed them over to Benapole check post immigration police at night.

Mamun Khan, officer-in-charge of Benapole Port Police Station said they handed the women over to a representative of a human rights organisation in Jashore to send them to their respective families.