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Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) members on Saturday detained 10 people while they were entering the country from India without valid documents through Maheshpur border in Jhenaidah district, reports UNB.

Three men and seven women were detained from a field at Gopalpur village of Jadavpur BOP under the jurisdiction of Maheshpur Battalion around 2.30pm, confirmed Maheshpur 58 BGB additional director Taslim Mohammad Tareq.

Some of the detainees were identified as Mohammad Sohag, 32, Sumi, 29, Mintu Mia, 38, Tuhin, 33, and Mabia, 25.

BGB sources said all of them are Bangladesh nationals.

A case was filed against them under Section 11 (1) (c) of the Passport Ordinance, 1973 at Maheshpur police station for entering Bangladesh illegally from India without a passport.