4 teens back home from India after 1 yr's jail term

4 teens back home from India after 1 yr’s jail term


Four Bangladeshi teenagers have returned home from India after serving one year’s jail term for illegal stay in that country after intrusion.Aktaruzzaman, officer-in-charge of Benapole immigration police, said Indian immigration police handed them over to Bangladesh immigration police through Benapole check post on Monday night.The returnees were identified as Lovely Akter,15, Subarna Khatun,16, Amena Khatun,17, and Maria Khatun,16.They hail from different areas of Narail and Satkhira districts.The OC said human traffickers had sent them to India one year ago, promising lucrative jobs there.Indian police arrested them from Shialdah Rail Station area in Kolkata and later produced them in a court that sent them to a jail on charge of illegal entry into the country.Their release came following contacts between the home ministries of Bangladesh and India.The Bangladeshis returned home availing travel permit issued by the Indian government.Later, Benapole immigration police handed over them to Benapole Port Police Station at about 8:00 pm. -UNB, Benapole


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