17 Muslim Burmese Refugees Arrested in Bangladesh

Narinjara News

17 Burmese Muslim refugees, who are sheltering in Refugee camps in Bangladesh, were arrested by the Bangladeshi authority on Thursday night, said a report from the Bangladesh police department.

The refugees were arrested in a border village in Bangladesh during a drive conducted by the Bangladesh Rapid Action Battalion (RAB).

The police source said that the RAB arrested 17 Burmese Muslim refugees on Thursday night in the village of Chapolkhali in the Okia Township under the Cox'sbazar district on the charge of involvement in trafficking and other crimes.

A source said that 17 arrestees would be produced a district court of Cox'sbazar on next Sunday and the arrestees are now sent to jail.