India sends seven Rohingya to border to be deported to Myanmar

This is a routine procedure, we deport all illegal foreigners says additional director general of police


Reuters October 03, 2018
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GUWAHATI, INDIA: Indian police on Wednesday sent seven Rohingya Muslims, jailed since 2012 on charges of illegal entry, in a bus to the border to be deported to neighboring Myanmar, a border police official told Reuters.

“This is a routine procedure, we deport all illegal foreigners,” said Bhaskar Jyoti Mahanta, additional director general of police in India’s northeastern state of Assam.

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