8 held while going to India illegally in Benapole

Members of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) in a drive arrested eight people including three women while going to
India illegally through Putkhali border here on Friday night.The arrestees were identified as Mashier Rahman, 35, son of Shamsher Ali, Kuddus Sardar, 18, son of Tabi Sardar, Manirul Mollah, 32, son of Idris Mollah, Arjina Sheikh, 20, daughter of Sajit Sheikh, Rabiul Islam, 20, son of Ali Box, Mohon Das, 19, son of Nitai Chandra Das, Bhulu Adhikari, 30, daughter of Laxmikant Adhikari, and Nani Gopal
Haldar, 30, son of Naresh Chandra Haldar.All of them hail from different parts of Jessore, Narayanganj and
Barisal districts.Tajul Islam, sub-inspector of Benapole Port Police Station, said a team of BGB, arrested the eight Bangladeshi nationals while crossing the border illegally in a bid to go to India through the bordering
area in the night.Later they were handed over to Benapole Port Police Station.A case was filed in this connection. -UNB, Benapole