The Visakhapatnam city police of India on Wednesday detained six alleged Bangladeshi nationals on charges of illegally entering the country, reports The Hindu.
The Indian media outlet said a court sent six of them to 14-day judicial remand after they were produced before the court on Wednesday.
It also said the three children held along with their parents were detained and sent to a child home there.
Quoting DCP (zone-II) Uday Bhaskar, The Hindu added that the six alleged Bangladeshis have been identified as Jakir Hussain and his wife Milli Begum, Mohammed Sajidulkha and his wife Mohammed Fathima, Mohammed Abdullah Khan and his wife Mohammed Nargis.
A resident of Kolkata was also detained and landed in jail for illegally bringing the Bangladeshi nationals into India, it added.
Quoting the police, the media further said they were detained while returning to Kolkata by the Yeshwanthpur-Howrah Express.