13 Bangladeshi and 2 Burmese held in Bangladesh leaving for Malaysia by boat

Thirteen Bangladesh and 2 Myanmar national were held by Bangladesh Coast Guard on Sunday night while they were trying to leave for Malaysia by a machine boat, a report of The Daily Star on Tuesday said.

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According to report, members of Bangladesh coast guard arrested 15 people in Kaiukkhali Canal of Teknaf Township in Cox’sbazar district.

Of the arrestees, two hailed from Burma and the rest from different villages in Teknaf, Okhia and Cox’sbazar. townships in Bangladesh, the report said

Meanwhile, Border guard Bangladesh (BGB) members in separate drives arrested 11 Burmese nationals from bordering Taungbro and Gondon areas, opposite northern part of Maungdaw township in Burma. But BGB authority sent back them to Burma on Monday morning.