16 Rohingyas pushed back to Burma

Teknaf, Bangladesh: 16 Rohingyas were arrested by BGB (Border Guard Bangladesh) and sent back to Burma 0n September 16, according to Hafez Mohamed Khasim from Teknaf.
On that day, in the morning, BGB personnel arrested two men, two women and 4 children, in total 8 persons from Whykhong Check-post after searching line-bus, which was plying from Teknaf to Cox’s Bazar and then pushed back to Burma through Lamba Bill point, said Major Najamul Sadat Musa of Teknaf 42 BGB Battalion.

Besides, the same day, from Ullo Bonia, border area, the BGB personnel also arrested 4 men, one woman and 3 children, in total 8 persons.  After that, they were pushed back to Burma from the same place.

Rohingyas come to Bangladesh for taking medical treatment, to visit their relatives in refugee camps and to work in Bangladesh as there (in Burma) is no work for them to support their family

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