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Indian national held in Kurigram for illegal entry

Police 2022-01-29, 10:48pm


Border Guard Bangladesh detained an Indian national for illegal entry on Saturday.

Kurigram, Jan 29 –  Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) detained an Indian citizen from Roumari bordering area of Kurigram on Saturday morning for entering Bangladesh territory without valid travel documents.

The detainee was identified as Pashan Ali, 32, son of late Chattar Ali of Kuadanga village in Dhubri district of Assam.

Khaledur Rahman, subedar of Dantbhanga BGB camp, said Pashan Ali entered Bangladesh from India illegally on Friday night. Tipped off, a BGB patrol team detained Pashan from the sub-pillar no. 1052 in the Roumari bordering area.

The detainee was involved in smuggling, subedar Rahman said.

Later, the detainee was handed over to Roumari Police Station, he added.

Montasser Billah, officer-in-charge of Roumari Police Station, said a case has been filed against Pashan Ali for trespassing. He will be sent to Kurigram Jail on Sunday, he added. - UNB