135 more Bangladeshis return home through Benapole

United News of Bangladesh. Benapole | Published: 17:13, May 06,2020


135 more Bangladeshi nationals, who got stuck in India due to COVID-19 pandemic lockdown, returned home through Benapole check post on Wednesday morning.

With the latest ones, a total of 1,300 Bangladeshis have so far returned home from the neighbouring country.

Ahsan Kabir, officer-in-charge of Benapole immigration police, said the returnees were being taken to institutional quarantine.

Pulak Kumar Mondol, officer-in-charge of Sharsha police station, said the returnees would have to stay in a Madrassah at Gazir Dorgah of the upazila for 14 days.

‘They will go home if none of them tests positive for COVID-19 during the period,’ he added.

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