Two Bangladeshi youths have returned home after serving two and a half years in Indian jail. The Petrapol Immigration Police of India handed them over to Benapole Checkpost Immigration Police on Sunday evening.
The two returned youths are Kamal Hossain (26) son of Shahidul Islam of Parulia village of Debhata police station of Satkhira district and Sultan Faraji son of Hamid Faraji of Shyampur West Jurain area of Dhaka.
Officer-in-Charge (OC) of Benapole Checkpost Immigration Kamruzzaman Biswas said that two returning Bangladeshis went to India via illegal border route two and a half years ago. There they were arrested by the police during a phase of illegal roaming in the railway station area of Kolkata. From there the police sent them to the court and the court sentenced them. From there, a shelter home named Lilua in Kolkata took them into their custody.
After that, it was decided to send them back to the country after a long period of correspondence between the India-Bangladesh Home Ministry. Later they were brought back to the country through special ‘repatriation’ granted by the Government of India.
He also said that two Bangladeshi youths have been handed over to the Port Police Station by the Immigration Police. After the legal process, they will be handed over to their respective guardians.