Assam: 2 illegal Bangladeshi immigrants sentenced to five years in jail

Assam 2 illegal Bangladeshi migrants sentenced to 5 years imprisonment

MANKACHAR: A South Salmara District court in Assam sentenced at least two illegal Bangladeshi migrants to five-year imprisonment.

Assam’s South Salmara court and its sessions court convicted two Bangladeshi nationals of illegal entry to India and sentenced them both to five year imprisonment.

A fine of Rs 10,000 was also levied by the court on both of them.

Failure to pay the fine could result in another six-month sentence.

These two Bangladeshi citizens were identified as Niranjan and Abdul Hai by Assam’s court.

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Abdul Hai, a Behulachar resident near the India/Bangladesh border was captured by the Mankachar police last March.

He was illegally in India.

However, Niranjan Ghosh had been captured by Assam police last May.

Illegally entered India as well.