11 detained while crossing Putkhali border into India illegally
12 March 2015, Nirapad News: Members of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) arrested 11 people while they were going to India illegally through Putkhali border here on Wednesday night.
A team of the border force launched a drive in the frontier area at night and arrested the 11, including four women. However, those who were in a bid to traffic them out of the country fled the scene sensing the presence of the BGB members.
The arrestees hail from different areas of Barisal and Gopalganj districts. They were going to India in search of jobs. Later, BGB troops handed over them to Benapole Port Police Station.
A case was filed in this regard.
Sub-inspector of Benapole Port Police Station Tajul Islam confirmed the arrest.