As many as 22 Bangladeshi nationals were deported on February 12, through Sutarkandi border checkpoint.
Bangladeshi nationals deported from Assam:
The legal authorities had deported the Bangladeshi nationals through legal procedures via international border point at Sutarkandi in Assam’s Karimganj district in presence of the officials of Border Security Force (BSF) and Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB).
How did they enter India:
Reports say that the Bangladeshi nationals had entered India without valid documents from different parts of Assam at different times.
An official statement reads, “The 22 Bangladeshi nationals were deported through Sutarkandi ICP of Assam’s Karimganj district and Shewla ICP of Bangladesh as per the order of the Special DGP (Border), Assam conveyed vide memo no. SDGP(B)/III/Repatriation/690/2021/283 dated 03/02/2022 and Border Guard Battalion, Bangladesh memo no. 44.02.3210.152.01.007.22.13 dated 10/02/2022 and they were handed over by Inspector (Border) Aminul Islam and taken over by Mustak Ahmed of Shewla, Immigration Check Post, Bangladesh.”
Samarendra Chakraborty on the deported Bangladeshi’s:
Samarendra Chakraborty, Immigration Officer of Sutarkandi ICP said that the Bangladeshi nationals were lodged at various jails in the state.
“Today, a total of 22 Bangladeshi nationals have been deported. They were lodged in jails in Dhubri Guwahati Bongaigaon, Karimganj, Cachar,” Samarendra Chakraborty said.