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BGB arrests over 60 Rohingyas within 10-day along the border

Naikonchari,
Bangladesh: Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) had been arrested over
60-Rohingya along the Bangladesh-Burma border since first week of
October till yet, said an aide of BGB.


“BGB
arrested them from the different points of border areas where
Rohingyas live with localities without knowledge of Bangladesh
concerned authorities.”

Official
said that some Rohingyas were arrested from the border points of
Naikonchari and from the points of Teknaf in various raided.

They
were pushed back to Burma after investigating by BGB, official more
added.


Yesterday,
BGB arrested again 21-Rohingya from the different border points of
Teknaf, eight Rohingya from the point of Gumdum under the Naikonchari
upazila, said a local from Cox’s Bazar.

More
Rohingya people cross Burma-Bangladesh without knowledge of
Bangladesh authorities because of so called sectarian violence in
Arakan State. But, Bangladesh has been closed the border since
communal violence was occurred in Arakan. However, many Rohingyas
penetrated to Bangladesh, and the government arrested and pushed back
those again to Burma, the local added.

Bangladesh
government has imposed restriction against the Rohingyas along the
Bangladesh-Burma border.