3 Rohingyas held while escaping Bhasanchar

Published : 06 Sep 2022 08:05 PM

While fleeing from Noakhali's Hatiar Bhasanchar shelter project to Teknaf camp in Cox's Bazar, local people arrested 3 Rohingya including a teenage girl in Mohammadpur of Subarnachar and handed them over to the police.

They were arrested from Mohammadpur Chowrasta area on Monday night. The arrested Rohing­yas are Zainal Hossain (24), Zobair (23) and Zohra Khatun (15) of cluster no. 63 of Bhasanchar shelter. Arrange­ments are being made to send them to Bhasanchar for retrial, said Charjabbar Police Station OC Dev Priya Das.

It is known that sometime on Monday, 7 Rohingyas came out with the help of local fishermen to escape from Bhasanchar in their boat. Later they were dropped at the ghat adjacent to Mohammadpur Union of Subarnachar Upazila. 

4 Rohingyas fled before the locals got suspicious when they saw them, while 3 were arrested by the local people.

Officer-in-Charge (OC) of Charjabbar police station Deb Priya Dash said, arrangements are being made to send them back to Bhasanchar after talking to the higher authorities.