16 Rohingyas detained in Cumilla

Prothom Alo English Desk | Update:

Police detain 16 Rohingyas from Cumilla district. Photo: UNBPolice detained 16 Rohingyas from Brahmanpara upazila of Cumilla district on Thursday.

The detainees are Hamida Begum, 60, Sabbir Ahmed, 30, Sabbir's wife Hasina Begum, 30, Sabbir's four children -- Jabed, 12, Saber, 10, Majid, 6 and Sadek, 2, -- Hamid Nur, 25, Hamid's wife Fatema, 23, Hamid's two sons -Faruk, 3 and Khaiyam Nur, 1 -- Nur Haba, 28, Abdur Rahim, 10, Shahida Akter, 5 and Ismail, 6.

Tipped off, a team of police conducted a drive in the area and detained them, said SAM Shahjahan Kabir, officer-in-charge of Brahmanpara police station.

All of them will be sent to Cox's Bazar Rohingya camp, Shahjahan added.

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