32 Bangladeshis arrested by Tripura Police

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Agartala, Dec 25: Tripura Police on Wednesday, Dec 24 night arrested 32 Bangladeshi nationals from a brick kiln on the outskirts of the capital town here, police said on Thursday, Dec 25.

"Acting on a tip-off, police raided a brick kiln at Champamura on Wednesday, Dec 24 night and arrested the Bangladeshis who came to work as labourers," police sources said.

BSF had apprehended two Bangladeshi nationals on Monday, Dec 22 last and handed them over to police and on the basis of the interrogation report police raided the brick field, they said.

Investigations are on to ascertain whether the arrested had any kind of criminal links.

Earlier, an alert was sounded by the state Home department along the entire Indo-Bangla border and BSF was asked to intensify vigil in view of the upcoming Bangladesh elections.


OneIndia News (With inputs from Agencies)

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