ASSAM | 5 Bangladeshis To Fly For Dhaka Tomorrow


A total of five illegal immigrants lodged in the detention camps to be deported to Bangladesh from Assam on Tuesday.

Of the five convicts, two are currently lodged in Goalpara detention camps. All the five convicts were booked under the Passport Act for illegally entering India, Official sources said.

Instead of the land route, they will be flown to Dhaka from Guwahati via Kolkata.

After being taken to Kolkata from Guwahati, the Bangladeshi nationals, escorted by a team of Border Police, will be handed over to the Immigration officials at the airport. From there, the Immigration officials will take their custody and finally hand over to the Bangladeshi agencies.

More than 200 foreign nationals, including 180 illegal Bangladeshi immigrants, have been deported from Assam in the last two years.

At present, there are more than 1,000 Bangladeshi nationals lodged in the six detention camps in the State.

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