Update October 12, 2015

Dhaka 2-09 am, 26-October, 2020

15 Bangladeshis, 1 Indian held at Benapole border

Sumel Sarker

Benapole cheekpost

15 Bangladeshis, 1 Indian held at Benapole border

12 October 2015, Nirapad News: Members of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) arrested 15 Bangladeshi nationals and one Indian national while they were entering the country through Putkhali border point on Sunday night.

The arrested Bangladeshis, hailing from different areas of Narail, Bagerhat and Barisal districts, were returning to the country after going to India illegally.

The Indian national was Khirsho Sarkar, 17, son of Rabi Sarkar, resident of Kalinagar village of Nadia district.

BGB sources said a team of the border guards conducted a drive on Sunday night and arrested them while they were trying to enter the Bangladesh territory valid documents.

Sujit Kumar, sub-inspector of Benapole Port Police Station, said a case was filed in this connection.

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