Jammu: Ten Bangladeshis were on Monday arrested by the Border Security Force troops when they were trying to cross over to Pakistan near the International Border in Arnia sector of Jammu district, officials said here.

The BSF troops noticed movement of people near border outpost of Kot Kuba in Arnia sector in the early hours of the day and challenged them, they said, adding they were later taken into custody.

Preliminary investigations reveal that they had come from Bangladesh and were crossing over to Pakistan.