12 Bangladeshis held along Jhenaidah border
JHENAIDAH, Dec 7: Twelve Bangladeshis were detained by the Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) on Saturday morning from Maheshpur Upazila shortly after returning to Bangladesh from India without valid travel documents.
In a media statement, Maheshpur BGB battalion 58 said they detainees include five children.
"BGB members searched a passenger bus acting on a tip-off on Sonagari road around 6:40am and detained them," a BGB official told UNB.
Some of the detainees told BGB that they had gone to India for work at different times.
In November, BGB said it detained 260 Bangladeshis for crossing the border from India without valid travel documents. -UNB