Tripura: Six teenaged Rohingya Muslims held in Dharmanagar railway station

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AGARTALA, January 15, 2015: In a tumult going on between immigrants, six teenaged Rohingya Muslims were arrested in Tripura, Dharmanagar town bordering Assam on Sunday police said.

Acting on a tip, three girls and three boys were arrested from Dharmanagar railway station on Saturday evening.

Two days ago the Myanmar teens aged around 18years entered Tripura from Bangladesh and were trying to go to Hyderabad by train, Manik Lal Das, North Tripura district police chief told the media.

Rohingyas in large numbers had entered Tripura and a few other northeastern states via Bangladesh illegally in search of jobs. Security forces detained most of the infiltrators and subsequently, they were pushed back to Bangladesh.

Police and intelligence officials are questioning the teenagers.

(Agencies)

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