SILCHAR: A group of 22 Bangladeshi nationals, who were lodged in different jails of Assam, were deported to their country through the Sutarkandi international border check post in Karimganj district on Saturday.According to a senior official, Karimganj border police escorted all the 22 men to Sutarkandi, 67 km from here, early on Saturday. Following the process of verification, the BSF as well as civil and police officials from Assam handed them over to the Bangladeshi authorities in the afternoon. Besides Bangladeshi officials and Border Guard Bangladesh personnel, relatives of the released Bangladeshi men were present at the spot to welcome them back.An official said the Bangladeshi nationals were arrested over the past few years on charges of entering India illegally. During interrogation, the men had said they came to the country in search of work. Two people were arrested in South Salmara, one in Kamrup, one in Bongaigaon, three in Karimganj, two in Silchar, seven in Goalpara, one in Nalbari, and five were arrested in Guwahati.An official said they were tried in the local court under the existing law and sentenced to a jail term.Those returned on Saturday are residents of different districts of Bangladesh, including Moulvibazar, Kurigram, Dinajpur, Chandpur, Patuakhali, Netrokona, Rajshahi, Thakurgaon, Tangail, Khulna, Madaripur, Habiganj, Sylhet Sadar, Dhaka, Kushtia and Naogaon.Nearly 250 Bangladeshis have already been released from five jails in Assam and two in Meghalaya and repatriated over the past years, an official said.
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