Two Bangladeshi nationals were caught in Assam’s Silchar for illegally entering India, officials informed on Thursday.
According to reports, the two Bangladeshi nationals were held by Police from Silchar Railway Station.
Officials identified the two Bangladeshi nationals as Khokan Fakir and Mijanur Rahman. They have been taken into custody, said police.
Police further informed that the two had entered crossed the border to enter into Indian Territory on October 17, with help from brokers.
They reportedly worked at a firm in Kerala for a few days, police officials added.
Meanwhile, they have been taken in for questioning by Silchar Police regarding information on rackets at play that facilitate illegal immigration through international borders.
It may be noted that two persons were taken into custody by local police in Assam’s Mankachar on November 20, one of whom was a Bangladeshi national.
While one of the arrested individuals was a Bangladeshi national, the other was an Indian.
The two were held based on specific inputs from the Mankachar Police Station in the South Salmara-Mankachar district of Assam.
Moreover, at least eight Bangladeshi nationals, who entered India without valid documents, were deported to Bangladesh from Assam’s Karimganj district on October 29.
The Bangladeshi nationals including a woman were deported through legal procedures via the international border point at Sutarkandi.