60 alleged Bangladeshi migrants detained in India’s Bengaluru

Prothom Alo English Desk | Update:

Map of Bengaluru, India. Photo: Google map screen-grabA total of 60 alleged Bangladeshi migrants living in Bengaluru of India have been detained recently, reports The Free Press Journal.

Quoting police, the Indian media outlet on Monday said, “As many as 60 illegal Bangladeshi migrants living in shanties around Bengaluru and doing menial jobs... were recently detained. They were nabbed from Marathahalli, Ramamurthy Nagar, HAL, KR Puram, Bellandur and other places [of the city]....”

It added that they will be deported.

Police drive, the report added, against alleged Bangladeshi migrants has been intensified in South India following an intelligence report that terror outfit Jamat-ul-Mujahiddin Bangladesh is setting up base in the southern region of the country.

Quoting police, The Free Press also said the drive will be conducted in Bengaluru and some other parts of the state.

"Our drive is going on. We had information about the 60 people whom we detained day-before-yesterday," additional police commissioner Sandeep Patil was quoted to have said to the media.

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