Narinjara news

 

30 Bangladeshi released from Burmese Jails

 

Maungdaw, 22 December 02: Some 30 Bangladeshi fishermen who were released from various jails in Burma returned home through Teknaf frontier on December 18, according to today's local presses of Bangladesh.

 

Burma government released them after a flag meeting between BDR and Nasaka at Maungdaw, the port city of Arakan, on December 18.

 

Major Ashraf of BDR led the 10-member Bangladesh delegation at the meeting.

 

The fishermen were picked up by the Burma border guards when they were fishing in the Naaf River and the Bay.

 

They had been languishing in various jails of Burma for long. #