35 Trafficking victims return home from India

35 Trafficking victims return home from India

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Dhaka – Some 35 Bangladeshi nationals returned home from India on Friday through the Benapole border in Jessore after languishing in a jail there for three years, UNB news agency has reported.Indian Immigration Police handed them over to the Bangladesh authorities through Benapole check post at night.
Of the returnees, hailing from Dhaka, Comilla, Jessore, Pirojpur, Gopalganj, Faridpur and Narail district, 29 were women, three teenagers and three children.
Iqbal Hossain, officer-in-charge of Benapole immigration police, said all the 35 had been trafficked to India through different bordering areas three and a half years back.
Indian police arrested them from Mumbai and sent them to jail.
Later, the process to bring them back started following joint intervention of the home ministries of the two countries.
The victims were handed over to the members of Bangladesh Immigration Police at night.

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