DHAKA, 18 July 2021, (TON): Twenty Rohingya refugees who had fled Bhashan Char in Noakhali were arrested from Ichakhali Bangabandhu Economic Zone area under Jorarganj police station of Chittagong’ Mirsarai upazila.
Among the arrestees, 11 were children, five women and four men.
The arrestees are Md Abdur Rahman, 27, Setara Begum, 20, Md Sabbir 26, Sanchita begum, Rajiya Begum, 23, Nurul Karim, 20, Salma Khatun, 50, Jamal Hossain, 24, Nur Kayda, 25, Rumana, 6, Nur Fatema, 3, Md Ayaz,8, Jannat Ara, 4, Kismat Ara Begum, 2, Mariam, 8, Abul Kashem,7, Md Ayat, 4, Setara, 5, Jannat Ara,1, and Osman Gani aged eight months, reports UNB.
Jorarganj police station Officer-in-Charge (OC) Nur Hossain Mamun said “Ansar members in charge of the economic zone apprehended them after seeing their suspicious movements around 5:30am morning.”
He added “during preliminary interrogation, they confessed to fleeing from Bhashan Char to head for the Rohingya camps in Teknaf, Cox's Bazar.”
Ansar member Borhan Uddin has filed a case against the arrested Rohingyas. They have been sent to court.