53 Bangladeshi Nationals Arrested in Haldia


Haldia: Highlighting a severe problem of Bangladeshi influx in West Bengal, police on Wednesday night arrested 53 illegal Bangladeshi migrants from Sutahata area in West Bengal’s Haldia. The migrants were living in the area without any valid documents, said police.

The arrested includes 13 women and were employed at a brick kiln. Police also arrested four people including the owner of the kiln for employing illegal migrants.

West Bengal which borders Bangladesh is severely burdened by illegal Bangaldeshi migrants who crossed into the state and then spread across the country. Intelligence reports have also cited that Islamic terrorists also used to sneak in the country from Bangladesh through West Bengal.