Police arrested 16 Rohingyas at Bagra of Brahmanpara in Cumilla on Thursday.
The arrestees are Hamida Begum, 60, Sabbir Ahmed, 30, Sabbir’s wife Hasina Begum, 30, Sabbir’s four children-Jabed, 12, Saber, 10, Majid, 6 and Sadek, 2, Hamid Nur, 25, Hamid’s wife Fatema, 23, Hamid’s two sons-Faruk, 3 and Khaiyam Nur, 1, Nur Haba, 28, Abdur Rahim, 10, ShahidasAkter, 5 and Ismail, 6.
Tipped-off, a team of police conducted a drive in the area and arrested them, said SAM Shahjahan Kabir, officer-in-charge of Brahmanpara Police Station.
All of them will be sent to Cox’s Bazar Rohingya camp, he added.
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