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Bangladeshi national arrested for illegally entering India

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WION Web Team New Delhi, Delhi, India Feb 14, 2019, 08.17 AM (IST)

A 25-year-old Bangladeshi national, Mujibur Miya, has been arrested by the personnel of the Border Interaction Team of 41 Battalion of Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) at Panitanki checkpoint in Siliguri for illegally entering India, reported news agency ANI.

Miya, a driver, illegally entered India from Khilli Border area of Bangladesh, the report added.

Police found bus tickets of his journey from Bangladesh to India in his possession.

In a separate incident on February 13,  two persons of Cameroon origin were arrested in Panitanki by BIT personnel of 41 Bn. SSB, Ranidanga, when they had illegally entered Nepal and were on their way to India, the report added.