5 Indian nationals held
Five Indian nationals were detained yesterday for illegally entering Bangladesh territory at bordering village Sahapara under Shibganj upazila. The arrestees are Shawkat Sheikh,21, Zamirul Sheikh,20, of Sabdelpur village and Jawhor Lal Mondol,18, Monhaj Mondol,16, and Rajesh Mondol,16, of Bankatpara village under Baishnab police station of Maldah district in West Bengal. Members of Bangladesh Rifles (BDR) of Shingnagar camp held the intruders when they crossed border at Sahapara at around 10:00 am, said Nazrul Islam, Operation Officer of 39 Rifles Battalion. Later, the BDR team handed them over to Shibganj police and lodged a case.