Six Rohingya minors apprehended from railway station in Tripura

Police said they were forwarded to Juvenile Justice Board on Sunday and sent to a juvenile home.

india Updated: Jan 15, 2018 13:49 IST
HT Correspondent
HT Correspondent
Hindustan Times, Agartala
Rohingya,Tripura,Myanmar
Rohingya refugee children talk to each other in Palong Khali camp, near Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh January 14, 2018. (REUTERS)

Railway police apprehended six minor Rohingya Muslims, three boys and three girls, from Dharmanagar railway station in North Tripura district on Saturday night.

They were forwarded to Juvenile Justice Board on Sunday and sent to a juvenile home. They will be produced before the board again on January 24.

Police said the six entered India through Sonamura border in Sepahijala district on Saturday and then reached Dharmanagar by bus. They were about to head to Hyderabad, police added.

“We didn’t find any kind of belongings or documents on them,” said GRP officer Indrajit Sinha.

First Published: Jan 15, 2018 13:49 IST