Silchar: Eight Bangladeshi nationals, who were arrested in Karimganj, Cachar and Guwahati, have been deported back to their country.
They were sent through India-Bangladesh international border at Sutarkandi in Karimganj district on Saturday afternoon.
The travel permit was issued on October 10, 2022 and the process of deportation started on October 26. Karimganj's deputy superintendent of border police, Siddheswar Sonowal handed them over to the Bangladesh officials.
They have been identified as Mohammad Lal Miya (Ujanchar, Rajbari), Lalan Miya (Moulvibazar, Sylhet), Mohir Uddin (Moulvibazar, Sylhet), Mohammad Abdul Motin (Beani Bazar, Sylhet), Farid Alom (Cox's Bazaar), Atabur Rahman (Moulvibazar, Sylhet), Fahima Begum (Gooinghat, Sylhet) and Mohammad Rahim Miya (Pirganj, Rangpur).
All of them were brought to the Silchar's detention centre on Friday and on Saturday morning a team of police took them to Karimganj. After completing the official process, they were handed over to Mustak Ahmed, a police official from Beani Bazar and his team.
45-year-old Fahima Begum and 30-year-old Mohammad Rahim Miya were arrested in 2019 in Guwahati as both of them were mentally challenged.
They were given shelter, food and adequate treatments in Ashadeep Shelter Home in Guwahati, as per sources.