Publish: 17 Nov 2020, 01:03 pm
This year, the Assam government so far has sent back 49 Bangladeshi nationals
Six Bangladeshi nationals were sent back to Bangladesh from the Sutarkandi International Border check post in Karimganj district of Assam, India.
The Indian authorities handed them over to the Bangladesh authorities following legal proceedings, reports India Today.
Bangladeshi nationals, hailed from Cox's Bazar, were detained by police in different parts of the state after they entered India without valid papers, according to a Karimganj district policeman.
"We have deported them to Bangladesh after completing the legal process and consultation with the authorities of Bangladesh, " the police official said.
"They were lodged at Goalpara and Kokrajhar detention camps, and the Government Railway Police had arrested them."
This year, the Assam government so far has sent back 49 Bangladeshi nationals.
Earlier on 2 November, the Assam government deported 42 Bangladeshi nationals.