Maung Daw Correspondent: Border Guard of Bangladesh has detained 32 Rohingyas along with 1 Bangladeshi boat captain while trying to enter Bangladesh territory by an engine boat through Bodormukam point of Shaforidip, Teknaf on 28th of Jan, 2016 at deep night.
According to Lt Cornel, Mohamed Abuzar Al Zahid of Border Guard of Bangladesh (BGB) 02, they were caught by a patrol group of BGB led by Company Commander, Gulam Rabbani from Naf-river, while entering Bangladesh land. Among the detained passengers, 12 children, 6 women and 8 men, and the rest 6 Rohingyas were boat staffs. The Rohingyas hailed from Sittwe Township of Arakan state of Burma. Mohamed Ismail 25 s/o Karim Ullah of Shaforidip as well as 5 Rohingya boat staffs was handed over to the Teknaf police station.
Teknf police station (OC) Officer in Charge, Ataur Rahman Khondokar said, “BGB being plaintiff a case has been filed against the 6 Rohingya boat employees including the Bangladeshi boat captain with Foreign National Act and in connection with the human trafficker with the Teknaf police station”.
Lt Cornel, Mohamed Abuzar Al Zahid further said, “The arrested 26 Rohingya passengers will be pushed back to Burma any time”.