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2 Bangladeshis arrested near Indo-Pak border

Two Bangladesh nationals were arrested by the army near Indo-Pak border in Samba district of Jammu and Kashmir, official sources said in Jammu.

india Updated: Nov 20, 2008 11:19 IST

Two Bangladesh nationals were arrested on Thursday by the army near Indo-Pak border in Samba district of Jammu and Kashmir, official sources said in Jammu.

Army troops of 8 Dogra regiment saw two persons moving in a suspicious manner towards the International Border in Ramgarh belt of Samba district. The troops asked them to stop, they said, adding the duo tried to escape from the spot but were later arrested.

The two have been identified as Sadiq Mian and Abdul Malik, both residents of Bangladesh.

During the search, troops recovered US$ 175, some Bangladeshi currency and Indian currency worth Rs 4300, they said, adding the duo were later handed over to police for further action.