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Central Crime Branch (CCB) sleuths arrested seven Rohingyas, including two women, for carrying fake Indian passport from Kempegowda International Airport on Thursday.
About 740,000 of the Muslim minority fled Myanmar for Bangladesh after a military clampdown in the Buddhist-majority nation in August 2017.
The humanitarian crisis caused by the presence of over 700,000 Rohingya refugees from Burma in Bangladesh has strained the Bangladesh government, said the top Pentagon commander.
The 22 had paid traffickers up to $1,200 each to get a place on a small boat for the dangerous journey, a BGB officer said.
Meenara regrets that she did not get a post-mortem examination done.
Jolie is undertaking a three-day mission in Cox's Bazar to assess the humanitarian needs of the Rohingya refugees and some of the more critical challenges facing Bangladesh as a host country.
68 Rohingya Muslims, mostly children, have been apprehended in Tripura and the Assam-Tripura border in two weeks.
Yanghee Lee, the UN rapporteur, visited the island by helicopter accompanied by Bangladeshi foreign ministry officials and was due to inspect the shelters and facilities being built there.
The immigrants, were on their way to Guwahati from Agartala in a bus Monday, when the Assam Police held them at Churaibari in Assam's Karimganj district, about 200 km from here.
Local courts in Tripura and Assam on Tuesday sent 61 Rohingya Muslims, detained by the police and the Border Security Force (BSF) to 14-day judicial custody.