TDN World Desk: Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) members detained 32 people while they were illegally entering Bangladesh from India through Daulatpur border of Benapole on Sunday morning.
Among the detainees, 17 were male, 13 were female and two were children, the BGB official said.
Jorina Begum, 25, one of the detainees said that they had been living in Bengaluru city for a long time and working at different houses of the city as house servant.
“Indian police visited our houses and arrested us as we speak in Bengla,” she told The Daily Star correspondent.
Mozammel Hossain, commander of 21 BGB in Daulatpur camp, told media that On a secret information that a number of women and children were attempting to enter Bangladesh from India illegally, they have raided a mango orchid in Bangladesh territory and detained them.
“Indian police arrested us and handed us over to BSF for pushing us into Bangladesh through the border at midnight,” Alamgir another told te reporter.
The detainees were handed over to Benapole Port Police Station, said Mamum Khan, officer-in-charge of the police station.
A case was filed with Benapole Port Police Station in this connection, he added.