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Bangladesh hands over 91 Rohingyas to Myanmar

Updated: Nov 30, 2016 19:21 IST

Dhaka [Bangladesh], Nov. 30 (ANI): Ninety one Rohingyas, who were jailed for trespassing into the Bay of Bengal in 2015, have been handed over to Myanmar's Border Guard Police (BGP) by Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) on Ghumdhum border in Nakkhanchhari upazila of Bandarban district on Wednesday.

The Dhaka Tribune quoted BGB Cox's Bazar Sector acting commander Anisur Rahman, as saying that 34 Battalion Commander Imra Ullah and Executive Magistrate Imrul Kayes were present during the incident.

The Myanmar nationals were detained by the Bangladesh Navy in 2015 inside their territory in the sea and were later on sentenced to jail for trespassing. (ANI)