Thursday, 26 April 2018

Teknaf, Bangladesh: Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) have alert on Rohingya to arrest, pushed back who enter Bangladesh without legal travel border pass, according to border security forces’ source.

“The alert was imposed after information was spread out along the Burma-Bangladesh border that BGB personnel from outpost camps take 100 taka per head who is crossing illegal into Bangladesh.”

Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) arrested sixty two Rohingyas from different border areas on February 13 -15 after warning, said a local from Teknaf.

“Twenty Rohingyas were arrested from various buses at Whykong BGB check-post after being investigated while they were going to Cox’s Bazar.”

The conducted operation was led by Company Commander Nurul Amin of Whykong. BGB-out post. Later, they were pushed back to Burma through the entry point of Lamba Bill under Teknaf police station, according to BGB sources.

On the other hand, twenty three Rohingyas were arrested by Shapuri Dip BGB personnel, while they were entering the Bangladesh.

The Company Commander Fool Meah from Shapuri Dip BGB-out post confirmed that they were pushed back to Burma same day.

Besides, on February 13, nineteen Rohingyas were arrested by Dum Dum Meah BGB check-post after being checked on different buses which ply from Teknaf to Cox’s Bazar. Of them, twelve male, three female and four children, they all are belonging to different areas of northern Arakan State, Burma.

Sources also said that most of Rohingya people cross Burma-Bangladesh for medical treatment and visiting to their relatives who live in the refugee camps.