The rail police of Dharmanagar arrested six Rohingyas from Dharmanagar railway station and handed them to Dharmanagar police. Among them three are male and three are female.
The arrested Rohingyas are all minor with one of them possessing a UNHCR card. They are detained at a home with police surveillance and will be produced at court on Sunday.
Dharmanagar police informed that on Saturday night, some people were moving suspiciously through the railway station. After observing them for sometime, the rail police moved in on them.
After the police interrogated them, it was confirmed that the six people were from Myanmar. They arrested people are Ibrahim Alam (17), Mohammad Jahangir Alam (17), Mohammad Ashan (15), Nur fataman (16), Jhana Tara (14) and Dilwara Begum (27).
They entered Tripura through Sonamura border from Bangladesh and after entering Tripura they came to Dharmanagar. They came to Tripura eight day’s back and were trying to go to Assam.
Police also told that among the six, Jahangir Alam (17) has the UNHCR card and six months back he entered India through Tripura-Bangladesh Border. After that he went to Hyderabad, where he got that card and he is now working there. Few days ago Jahangir Alam went to Bangladesh and he again came back here with the other five.
Dharmanagar falls on the northern part of Tripura and is very close to Assam. The city is about 192 kms from Tripura’s state capital, Agartala.