23 Rohingyas detained after fleeing from Bhasan Char
Law enforcement agencies yesterday detained 23 Rohingyas in Noakhali's Hatiya Ashrayan project for fleeing a refugee camp at Bhasan Char in the district.
Of them, five were Rohingya brokers, reports our Noakhali correspondent quoting Md Rafiqul Islam, officer-in-charge of Bhasan Char Police Station.
They were detained from different areas of Bhasan Char after conducting a day long operation, added the OC.
According to police, members of APBn and Coast Guard detained five male Rohingya brokers, four male, six women and eight children and they were handed over to Bhasan Char Police Station.
OC Rafiqul Islam said the detained five Rohingya brokers were sued in Foreign Citizen Act with the police facility.
The rest 18 Rohingyas were sent back to Ashrayan centre.