Assam: 17 Bangladeshi Nationals Arrested in Biswanath for Misusing Tourist Visas Norms

Assam: 17 Bangladeshi Nationals Arrested in Biswanath for Misusing Vacationer Visas Norms

Assam DGP Bhaskar Jyoti Mahanta in an announcement mentioned that each one these 17 Bangladeshi nationals are on vacationer visas however they didn’t go to a single place of attraction in Assam, their sole motive to come back to Assam was to hold out non secular preaching and conferences which is in opposition to the visa norms of the nation.

“They’ve been arrested for violating the visa norms. It’s not that they have been finishing up radicalization of youth in Assam however based on the Indian visa norms, nobody can maintain non secular conferences within the nation when they’re on a vacationer visa to the nation.” DGP Mahanta added.

Based on experiences, all 17 Bangladeshi nationals have been on a journey spree as they visited Ajmer Sharif in Rajasthan, after which they visited some areas in Cooch Behar in West Bengal earlier than coming into Assam.

Biswanath district Superintendent of Police Navin Singh in an announcement mentioned, “There isn’t a vacationer attraction in Biswanath so after we received the information of those foreigners within the space, we suspected their motives and accordingly arrested them. They belong to a selected sect and have been led by one Syed Ashraful Alam. All 17 of them didn’t enter Assam on the identical date, they got here in batches in order to keep away from suspicion by the police”.

Singh additionally added that each one 17 of them have been holding non secular conferences for the final two to 3 days in a distant space referred to as Baghmari which comes below Jinjia Police Station.

“They’re the members of a selected sect and their chief (Dharmaguru) can be a part of this group. We first detained them and verified on the police station and located that they entered India through Cooch Behar on varied dates from August in order to keep away from any suspicion” Singh mentioned in an announcement.