Will 15 Burmese citizens go back to homeland after 4 years imprisonment?
By San Shwe Aung, Cox’sbazar
Cox’sbazar, April 28:15 Burmese citizens have been suffering from in decision whether they should go back to homeland or take shelter in Bangladesh after completion of 4 years jail sentenced by a Bangladesh court on 22th April 2004 for smuggling rice to Bangladesh from Burma.
As they have been arrested on
The judge who has awarded the jail also ordered the relevant authority to send them back to their homeland as soon as the completion of jail term. Therefore, they will be deported to
One of the relatives of the prisoners said jailing by judge is a cut clear decision, better than undecided fate in prison for many years. But the information about sending them back to
In some cases, by bribing huge amount of money to relevant authority lodging suit again them in
Bangladesh BDR captured two engine boats and rice worth about Kyats 30 million along with those 15 prisoners on the same spot.
The same relative added that if possible it would be best to set them free at somewhere near border in spite of handing them over to Burmese authority.
In the past Burmese prisoners were set free by the
If they went back to
According to a person who has been assisting those prisoners concerning legal aid and other things said that they could not still come to final decision whether they should apply for the shelter in
The farmers of Arakan have been illegally selling their rice and paddy through the waterway to