CHATTOGRAM: Police arrested 18 Rohingyas from Mirsarai upazila in the district on Sunday morning.
The Myanmar nationals were fleeing from the Bhasan Char under Hatiya upazila in Noakhali district.Inspector (investigation) Helal Uddin Faruki of Jorarganj police station said the Rohingyas arrived in the Bangabandhu Shilpanagar area of Mirsarai by trawler from Bhasan Char in the morning. They planned to go to Kutupalong Rohingya Camp under Ukhiya upazila in Cox’s Bazar, he said.
Locals detained them from the spot and informed police later.
The arrested Rohingyas include four male, seven female and seven children, said Inspector Helal.