Four of the 30 Bangladesh nationals arrested by the Government Railway Police (GRP) here on Monday were remanded in judicial custody for four days on Tuesday. While 21 other Bangladeshis were sent to 14-day judicial custody six children were sent to juvenile home.
The 30 Bangladeshi nationals, who were arrested by GRP on Monday from Guwahati Railway Station here for staying in the country without proper documents, were produced in the Chief Judicial Magistrate (CJM)’s court here on Tuesday.
The Bangladeshi nationalsincluding eight women were arrested from Guwahati railway station here. Police said the group came to Guwahati from Bengaluru onboard the Guwahati-Bangalore Express. They were waiting to board the Kanchanjungha express to go to Agartala.
During questioning, they admitted that they were from Bangladesh and had entered India without any valid documents some four years ago and were working in Bengaluru as manual labourers, police said.
Preliminary investigation found they all had government documents like PAN cards and Aadhaar cards.
One of them, a source said, even admitted to having a voter card. “Upon questioning, they divulged that they hail from Bagerhat district of Bangladesh. They had entered India some years ago and had been doing petty jobs in Bengaluru. They had reached Guwahati from Bengaluru on Sunday,” SP Hemanta Kumar Das said.
The arrested Bangladeshi nationals have been identified as Md Suleman Kuddus, Md Jamal, Shimul, Sabina, Sakebol, Salma, Hassan, Hussain, Masum, Minara Khatun, Abdul Mijanur, Masuma Khatun, Dulal Mia, Hanufa Begum, Md Hanif, Moriam Begum, Aalam Khan, Md Jahagir, Aesha Begum, Jannalu Firdus, Md Jahangir, Md Arif, Md Babu, Md Shar Alom, Shahinur Akhtar, Md Suhel, Muchalafa, Md Raju Hawladar, Md Hussain Bayate, Hassan Biswas, Tajinur Begum and Shiuli Begum.