NAGAON, March 17 – Seventy-two suspected Bangladeshi nationals were apprehended by the police this morning at Jakhalabandha Rail Station. They were travelling by the Rajyarani Express which runs from Dhubri to Silghat. However 10 of them fled away.
PTI adds from Karimganj: Two Bangladeshi nationals who crossed over to the country through the Tripura border were netted by police in south Assam’s Karimganj district today.
Official sources said the duo Burahnudddin (50) and his son Lokman Hossai (30), hailing from Narasinghi in Bangladesh, were arrested by government railway police from the Karimganj Railway Station when they arrived in a train from Nagaon today.
They confessed that they crossed the border in Tripura last month and visited a relative’s house in Nagaon.