Assam: 3 Bangladeshi nationals remanded to further police custody

Bangaldeshi nationals detained by the police in Hailakandi district of Assam has been further remanded to four days’ police custody.


The three Bangaldeshi nationals detained by the police at Lala in Hailakandi district for flagrant violation of the Indian Passports Act, 1967 has been further remanded to four days’ police custody. They were produced in the court of the Chief Judicial Magistrate, Hailakandi after three days’ police remand ended today.

Police sought further remand for interrogation of the Bangladeshi nationals.  The Bangladeshi nationals were detained by the police on Sunday for entering illegally into India.

Superintendent of Police, Mohneesh Mishra said they all had valid passports with tourist visas but violated the Passports Act by carrying out trade and business activities. “The Bangladeshi nationals came on tourist visas but committed offence under the Passports Act by indulging in business activities which they cannot do, for they did not possess business visas,” said Mishra.

The police have also booked the Bangladeshi nationals under the Foreigners’ Act, 1946.

The Bangladeshi citizens nabbed are Mohammed Hafiz Molla, Ayar Ali and Mohammed Bablu Molla from Bhulbari village of Gopalganj district.


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