BGB arrests over 60 Rohingyas within 10-day along the border

Naikonchari, Bangladesh: Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) had been arrested over 60-Rohingya along the Bangladesh-Burma border since first week of October till yet, said an aide of BGB.
“BGB arrested them from the different points of border areas where Rohingyas live with localities without knowledge of Bangladesh concerned authorities.”

Official said that some Rohingyas were arrested from the border points of Naikonchari and from the points of Teknaf in various raided.

They were pushed back to Burma after investigating by BGB, official more added.

Yesterday, BGB arrested again 21-Rohingya from the different border points of Teknaf, eight Rohingya from the point of Gumdum under the Naikonchari upazila, said a local from Cox’s Bazar.

More Rohingya people cross Burma-Bangladesh without knowledge of Bangladesh authorities because of so called sectarian violence in Arakan State. But, Bangladesh has been closed the border since communal violence was occurred in Arakan. However, many Rohingyas penetrated to Bangladesh, and the government arrested and pushed back those again to Burma, the local added.

Bangladesh government has imposed restriction against the Rohingyas along the Bangladesh-Burma border.

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