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45 Rohingyas held in Hatiya

 Noakhali Correspondent daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 06:47 PM, 5 October 2021  

45 Rohingyas held in Hatiya

45 Rohingyas held in Hatiya

Police have arrested 45 Rohingyas from Swarna Dweep of Hatiya upazila in Noakhali. Among the detainees are 15 children and 35 are men and women. On Tuesday morning, locals spotted them on the Swarna Dweep and informed the police of the matter. Later policemen detained them.

Noakhali District Superintendent of Police (SP) Mohammad Shahidul Islam confirmed the news at around 6 pm on Tuesday.

The SP added that 45 Rohingyas were reportedly stranded on the Swarna Dweep while they were trying to escape from the Bhasan Char Rohingya camp, the boatman dropped them off. It is also known that they have not eaten for the last two days.

Bhasan Char Police Station OC Mohammad Rafiqul Islam said a team of the Hatiya Coast Guard went to the spot to rescue the Rohingyas from Swarna Dweep. However, they have not yet reached Bhasan Char with the detained Rohingyas. Details will be known when the coast guard return.