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8 Rohingya Women apprehended near Assam-Mizoram Police Check post

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Silchar: At least eight Rohingya women were apprehended at around 2.10 am near Mizoram-Assam Border near Vairenti Police check gate.

As per sources, the age group of the Rohingya women is suspected to be around 18-22 years old.

Sources also informed that, during regular checking, the women were interrogated by the police and found without valid documents (No visas and passports recovered) from their possession.

“Later, the women revealed that they hailed from Myanmar and had entered into India through the Tripura-Bangladesh border without valid documents,” the sources informed.

It may be mentioned that they were traveling from Silchar to Mizoram via MM Travellers owned Tata Sumo car bearing registration number AS 11BC 0951 when they were apprehended under suspicion of being a suspecting the women as foreigner nationals.

The apprehended Rohingya women were identified as Sharmila Nara (18), Atrija (18), Chanbhar (18), Sheikhu (18), Tajmi (19), Nurkhayas (18), Toiba (22), Rubina (20).

Earlier, on April 22,  Government Railway Police at Guwahati Railway Station apprehended around eight Bangladeshi Nationals at around 2 pm.

The apprehended Bangladeshi national were identified as Akram Hussain (19) son of Jainal Abedin, village Holodia, Dilwar Hussain (19) son of Lt. Jafaruddin, village Korolia Takia, Rubel Hussain (19) son of Late Sultan Mia, village Uttar Jalanti, Kamal Hussain (20) son of Late Samsul Haque, village Uttar Jalanti, Manir Hussain (21) son of Nurul Islam, village Bagan Bazar, Abu Taher (18) son of Rafiqul Islam, village Korolia Takia, Sobuj Hussain (19) son of Late Yusuf Ali, village Uttar Jalanti, Manir Hussain (18) son of Alamgir, village Hatirkheda, all are of PO Chikoncherra, PS Bhojpur, Dist. Chittagong, Bangladesh.

As per Government Railway Police sources, they were waiting to board in Down Chennai Express train.

It is to be noted that as per their statements, the above Bangladeshi nationals entered into the territory of India through Agartala border on April 20 & boarded in Guwahati bound bus on the next day & arrived Guwahati today morning.

GRP also recovered Aadhaar cards from their possession.