Assam: 17 arrested Bangladeshi nationals were involved in religious preaching ‘illegally’, says DGP

Assam: 17 arrested Bangladeshi nationals had been concerned in non secular preaching ‘illegally’, says DGP

GUWAHATI: On Saturday, the police in Biswanath district of Assam arrested as many as 17 Bangladeshi nationals for allegedly violating the visa norms.

Talking on the matter, Assam director normal of police (DGP) Bhaskar Jyoti Mahanta, on Sunday, knowledgeable that the arrested Bangladeshi nationals had been allegedly concerned in non secular preaching ‘illegally’.

“17 Bangladeshi nationals had been arrested from Baghmari space of Biswanath district on Saturday. They got here to India on vacationer visas, however had been concerned in non secular preaching, which isn’t allowed,” stated Assam DGP Bhaskar Jyoti Mahanta.

The arrested Bangladeshi nationals had been tenting on the Baghmari space beneath the Jinjia police station in Biswanath district of Assam for the previous couple of days.

The Bangladeshi nationals entered India by means of the Coach Behar border in West Bengal final month.

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They then entered Assam and went to some locations within the South Shalmara district of Assam.

The group was headed by a non secular instructor Ashraful Alom, who’s a resident of the Sherpur district in Bangladesh.

In keeping with police, the group began preaching non secular actions in some distant villages in that district.

However, they got here beneath the radar of police and had been summoned to the Fakirganj police station in South Salmara district of Assam earlier.

Furthermore, talking on the SOPs which might be to be launched for the functioning of madrassas in Assam, the DGP stated that “all particulars might be uploaded on a authorities portal quickly”.

“Leaders of the Islamic group will monitor madrassas in Assam. They’ve agreed that a variety of madrassas not working correctly,” stated the Assam DGP.