The Railway Police Force (RPF) detained as many as 16 persons including 12 foreign nationals at the Agartala railway station, for illegally entering India.
Government Railway Police (GRP) station in-charge Rana Chatterjee said that based on an input, the RPF detained a total of 16 people including three children from the railway station.
The 16 people are 12 foreign nationals including two Bangladeshis and 10 Rohingyas. The detained accused also included a middleman named Abhijit Deb of Madhupur, the police said on Sunday.
As per the police, they all had illegally entered India from Bangladesh.
They were about to board the Kanchanjunga Express to Kolkata at 8:05 am from Agartala Railway Station.
The accused were sent for medical examination before being produced in court. A specific case has also been registered against them.
Meanwhile, the police are interrogating the accused and trying to find out the route of their illegal trespassing.