Inflow of Rohingyas into Kerala ; RPF on alert


Railway Protection Force (RPF) on Sunday informed the Kerala authorities that the huge number of Rohingyas travelling to the state by train and are traveling in groups with their families.

Earlier on Thursday, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh, speaking in Kochi, too had warned the state regarding the Rohingya plan.

Input indicates that a huge number of Rohingyas from Myanmar are travelling from every corner of northeastern states and ultimately heading towards Kerala.

If Rohingyas are found in trains, they may be handed over to the police having jurisdiction for further action – RPF Principal Chief Security Commissioner said.

Sources said, Rohingyas are supposedly travelling to Kerala and Chennai by Howrah- Chennai Coromandel Express, Howrah-Chennai mail, Shalimar-Thiruvananthapuram Express, Silchar-Thiruvananthapuram Express and Dibrugarh-Chennai Egmore Express.

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