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BGB detains 85 while returning home from India

Published on: 11:13 am - Tuesday | January 10, 2017

Currentnews.com.bd

Members of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) detained 85 Bangladeshi national from Putkhali border while they were returning to Bangladesh from India on Tuesday morning, UNB reports.

A total 16 minors, 29 women and 40 men were among the detainees, hailing from different areas of Chittagong, Satkhira and Khulna districts.

Md Abdul Jalil, company commander of Putkhali camp of BGB battalion -21, said that on secret information a team of the border guards conducted the drive in the area in the morning and arrested them.

Sensing the presence of BGB, the human traffickers managed to flee away.

Later the detainees were handed over to Benapole Port Police Station.

A case was filed with the police station in this connection.

They went to India at different times looking for jobs there and had been staying in Delhi.

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