Assam govt to send back seven Myanmar nationals

MANIPUR: The Assam government is going to deport seven individuals all of them are from Myanmar back to their country.

All of them have been in detention in Silchar in Cachar District of Barak Valley and is scheduled to deport on October 4, reported India Express.

An official on condition of anonymity said the seven foreigners apprehended were Rohingya Muslims and have been in a detention camp at Silchar Central Jail.

The reports further said that 32 such foreigners Myanmar are living in Assam’s detention camps.
These seven are also included in them.

The court had convicted them in some cases. They were staying in the detention camp for over five years now even after they already completed their sentences.

“Seven Myanmarese nationals lodged in Silchar will be deported on October 4. The travel permits have come. The deportation will take place via Moreh [a border town] in Manipur,” a senior official told The Indian Express.

There are detention shelter camps in Assam and more than 900-odd individuals living were “declared foreigners.” They were illegally arrested on different occasions in India.

During the ongoing process of updating the NRC (National Register of Citizens) in Assam, information of more than 4 million illegal migrants has been reported in the state.