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Vol. 5 Num 289 Sun. March 20, 2005  
   
National


86 Bangladeshis jailed in India return home


Indian Border Security Force (BSF) on Friday handed over 86 Bangladeshis to Bangladesh Rifles (BDR).

They include 30 women, 36 minor boys and girls and eight children.

Mohila Ainjibi Samity received them from Benapole port police and handed them over to police.

The all hailed from Narail district and had gone to India illegally in 2003, according to Benapole Immigration sources.

Indian law enforcement agencies arrested them and produced them before court. Ultimately, they suffered imprisonment at Midnapur jail in Tamluk district of West Bengal.