11 Bangladeshi nationals arrested from Ahmedabad

Ahmedabad: Eleven Bangladeshi nationals living illegally in the city have been arrested from Naroda, Isanpur and Chandola lake area, city crime branch officials said.

From the Naroda area in Krishnanagar, Tuku Ranga Sheikh (62) and his family comprising his wife Munjila (45), daughter Risina (20), two sons Chandu (16) and Rahul (4) were arrested.

Crime branch officials said the family had crossed the Indo-Bangladesh border by paying Rs 2,000 to an agent and come to Ahmedabad.

From Isanpur area, one Jahirul Sheikh (24) and wife Rani (20) along with Hussain Gaji (22) were arrested.

The officials also arrested Ranju Khatun (22) from the same area, who was earlier deported back to Bangladesh in 2007, but came back to India six months ago by crossing the border.

Another Bangladesh national, Babli Holi (35), was also arrested. She had earlier come legally with passport but was sent back after her visa expired. She sneaked into India illegally a few months ago, they said.

From Chandola lake area, police also found Shahzad Sheikh (7) roaming on the streets. They found that the boy's mother and sister were already sent back to Bangladesh. Police said all the eleven arrested would be deported back to their country.