The Border Security Force (BSF) of India has detained around 16 Bangladeshi nationals, including six women and children for ‘illegally entering into its territory’, reports the Business Standard.
Later, the BSF handed over the Bangladeshis to the Gaighata police.
Quoting Indian police, the India media outlet on Sunday said 10 men, three women and three children were held from Angailail border on 24 June.
The police, however, did not disclose identities of the detainees.
The India police claimed that the Bangladeshis entered India by crossing the border illegally, the report added.