Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh: Bangladesh authorities raided and arrested thirty nine Burmese nationals within two day (Sunday and Monday) from various places, seized 837 Yabat tablets a long the border, says a local from his locality.
Bangladesh border security force (BDR) arrested seven Burmese nationals from Naitong Para of Teknaf yesterday while they were entering the Bangladesh illegally by a row boat.
Among the seven arrested people, six male and one woman were pushed back to Burma on their way at around 8:00 pm, official said.
Beside, BDR arrested a Bangladeshi smuggler with 837 Yaba tablets from Dum Dum Meah check-post when BDR checked vehicles on Cox’s Bazar-Teknaf high way, said a local trader from Teknaf.
The smuggler was the son of Tazul Haque of Balukhali village under Ukhiya police station of Cox’s Bazar district.
On other hand, between Sunday and Monday, police personnel from Lama police station raided and arrested thirty two Burmese nationals from various places where the Burmese nationals live illegally a long the Bangladesh border, said a local elder on condition of anonymity.
Among the arrested people, police handed over some arrested people to BDR of Naikoncahri to push back to Burma, but some were sent to jail by police.
The operation was led by police officer Sub-Inspector (SI) Amit Boura.
A local elder told at Kaladan Press, Bangladesh authorities have started again arresting the Burmese national, but reason is unknown.