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The Burmese Navy arrests 8 Bangladeshi citizens


Teknaf, January 2: One of the Burmese Navy ships patrolling in the Bay of Bengal
caught 8 Bangladeshi fishermen while they were catching fish in its water.

One of the Burmese Navy ships, intruding into Bangladesh territorial sea at
surprise, arrested 8 Bangladesh fishermen, The Dainik Cox’sbazar reporter says.

In spite of victims submitted about the incident to concerned Bangladesh
authorities on 21st December, nothing feedback is known till date.

The arrested Bangladesh fishermen are 1. Nurul Islam 2. Rahim Ullah 3. Nurul
Islam 4. Abul Hossein 5. Noor Ahmmad 6. MD Hossein 7. Nasrul Islam 8. MD Jakaria
who all reside at Shaah Porir village in Teknaf Township, Bangladesh, the report
added.

The Burmese Navy Ship and Burmese border security guards Nasaka intrude
frequently Bangladesh territorial water and usually forcefully take away
Bangladeshi fishermen to Burma, such issues are on frequent discussion in the
flag meetings of the two countries. #

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