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Bangladeshi apprehended

Tura, July 18: A Bangladeshi national was today apprehended by a group of local youths from Resubelpara in Meghalaya’s North Garo Hills.

The youths filed an FIR at Resubelpara police station and handed over the person, Alamin Mohammad, to police.

Alamin admitted to he is from Somapur in Bangladesh.

“His movements were suspicious, so we decided to question him. He has revealed his identity; he was scared to see so many local youths interrogating him,” said a release issued by the Garo Students Union, North Garo Hills unit.

The police said he would be produced in court.

Referring to the rising infiltration in North Garo Hills, an activist of the students’ union, Takin Arengh, said, “The illegal migrants are like ants. They will work here and take away our wealth and even our sisters and wives. It is the responsibility of the government to ensure that illegal migrants are not entertained.”