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13 Bangladeshis held in Tripura

Last Updated: Sunday, September 18, 2011 - 15:13

Agartala: Thirteen Bangladeshi nationals
were arrested by Mobile Task Force (MTF) personnel of Tripura
Police from different parts of the state capital here, police on Sunday said.

Acting on a tip-off, MTF personnel raided different
parts of the town yesterday and arrested the Bangladeshis and
seized currencies worth Rs. 7,100 from their possession,
police said.
There had been rise in number of intrusion of
nationals of the neighbouring country probably in search of
work, at least 25 Bangladeshis had been arrested last month,
police said.

According to intelligence intercepts the infiltration
had mainly been taking place through Sonamura sub-division of
West Tripura district, as a long patch of Indo-Bangla border
area is yet to be fenced.

First Published: Sunday, September 18, 2011 - 15:13

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