Second deportation: 5 Rohingyas sent to Myanmar

Guwahati: Five Rohingyas on Thursday, January 3 handed over to the authorities of the neighbouring country three months after seven others deported to Myanmar.

These Rohingyas belong to the same family were arrested in 2013 without any travel document and were booked for violating the Foreigners Act by the Assam police. They were kept in Tezpur Detention Centre and have been deported to Myanmar via Immigration Check Point Office located near Indo-Myanmar Friendship Bridge, Moreh.

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Earlier, October 3 last year, seven Myanmarese nationals lodged at Silchar Detention centre in Assam since 2012 for illegally entering the country were deported from Assam following the completion of deportation formalities.

With agency inputs