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25 men, women return home after serving punishment in India

Published : Tuesday, 28 June, 2022 at 10:06 PM  Count : 410

25 men, women return home after serving punishment in India

25 men, women return home after serving punishment in India


Twenty-five young men and women have returned to the country through special travel permits after serving punishment on different terms in Indian shelter homes.

They returned home through Benapole Landport Checkpost on Tuesday (June 28) evening.

The Petrapole Immigration Police of India handed over them to Benapole Checkpost Immigration Police. Among them, 12 were young men and 13 young women.

At that time, First Secretary (Political) Shamima Yasmin of Bangladesh Deputy High Commission in Kolkata, was present.

The return young men and women said they went India through brokers who lured them promising better jobs. Then they were arrested by Indian police while working at different houses as domestic helps and served sentences at shelter homes two to five years each.

They said there are many Bangladeshi girls at the shelter homes in India. They are eagerly waiting to come back to the country.

Benapole Immigration Police's officer-in-charge (OC) Raju Ahmed said the young men and women who returned to Bangladesh on Special Travel Permits of Indian government were handed over to Benapole Police Station after immigration formalities. An NGO named Justice and Care and Mohila Ainjibi Samity will hand them over to their respective families.

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