Rohingya’s boarded train in Agartala traveled through Badarpur and got caught in New Jalpaiguri
On duty Train Superintendent of the 02501 Agartala – New Delhi Rajdhani Special train was performing his duty after getting on the train from Guwahati on 12.01.2021. The Agartala – New Delhi Rajdhani Express travels through Badarpur.
During checking of tickets and supporting ID proofs of passengers the superintendent got suspicious about a few passengers who were traveling in coach no B 7 of the train. The Train Superintendent served a memo for checking of the suspicious passengers by the appropriate police authority.
On the basis of the memo, RPF and GRP teams of New Jalpaiguri checked the train when the train arrived at New Jalpaiguri at about 13-40 hrs yesterday.
“They found that 03 Male, 02 female along with 05 infants of doubtful citizenship are traveling. They were immediately de-boarded from the train at New Jalpaiguri station,” informed CPRO NFR, Subhanan Chanda through a media statement.
“During the inquiry, they disclosed that they belong to the Rohingya community and boarded the train from Agartala station on 11th January. They crossed over to India on 10th January from Comilla on the Bangladesh side to Sonamura on the Indian side and boarded the train from Agartala with the help of an agent. They all fled away from Kutupalong camp located in Cox’s Bazar of Bangladesh,” added the press note.
All the arrested persons were handed over to GRP/New Jalpaiguri for appropriate legal action.