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Bangladeshis held at Manipur-Myanmar border

Three Bangladeshi nationals have been arrested by Assam Rifles personnel for not posessing valid travel documents from a place near Manipur-Myanmar border in Chandel district, official reports said on Sunday.

india Updated: Dec 13, 2009 13:55 IST

Three Bangladeshi nationals have been arrested by Assam Rifles personnel for not posessing valid travel documents from a place near Manipur-Myanmar border in Chandel district, official reports said on Sunday.

The reports said personnel of 26th Assam Rifles battalion intercepted a bus travelling from Imphal to the border town of Moreh, about 120 Kms south east of here, on December 10 at Tengnoupal area near the town on December 10 last.

During checking of passengers, the three Bangladeshis -identified as Rohul Amin (30), Jema (19) and Fatima Begum (40) were arrested.

The three hailed from Cox bazar in Bangladesh.

Two Bangladeshi nationals had been arrested three weeks ago following reports from the border that some Bangladeshis had earlier helped militants to cross to and from Myanmar and later to Bangladesh via the sea.