Andhra Pradesh

Six Bangladeshis sent to judicial custody

Three minors sent to children’s home for the next 14 days

The Visakhapatnam City Police on Wednesday arrested six Bangladeshi citizens on charges of illegally entering the country.

The six persons are among a total of 10 persons including three children who were detained at the Visakhapatnam Railway Station on Tuesday. The six persons were produced in court on Wednesday, which sent them to 14 days’ judicial remand.

A man hailing from Kolkata was also arrested and sent to remand along with the six Bangladeshi nationals.

DCP (Zone-II) Uday Bhaskar said that the six Bangladeshi nationals have been identified as Jakir Hussain and his wife Milli Begum, Mohammed Sajidulkha and his wife Mohammed Fathima, Mohammed Abdullah Khan and his wife Mohammed Nargis.

The Kolkata resident who was also arrested by the police is a man named Mohammed Mohiuddin, who is said to be responsible for illegally bringing the Bangladeshi nationals into India.

According to the police, after the Bangladeshi nationals illegally entered the country, they were brought to Bengaluru by Mohiuddin to work as labourers in a private factory.

The group was returning to Kolkata on the Yeshwanthpur-Howrah Express, when they were detained at the city railway station by the police and the Railway Police Force (RPF) based on intelligence inputs.

The three children have been sent to a children’s home and will be housed there till their parents’ remand ends, police officials said.

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