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Two Bangladeshi nationals held in Dhubri


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Police have nabbed two Bangladeshi nationals from western Assam’s Dhubri for entering India illegally.

A team of police on Thursday raided the house of one Siddique Sheikh at Ironjongla area under Dhubri police stations and arrested the two Bangladeshi nationals.

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They have been identified as Maqbool Sheikh (48) and his son Basir Sheikh (18) hailing from Kathalbari village in Kurigram district of Bangladesh, said a police official.

Preliminary investigation has revealed that they worked as labourers in brick kilns in different parts of India and Nepal, he said.

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Maqbool has reportedly been staying in India and Nepal for the last 20 to 30 years.

He married a woman at Dhubri and got arrested when he came to visit his in-laws.

Police also arrested two other Indians, Siddique Sheikh and Asadul of Dhubri for suspicion of providing shelter to the arrested Bangladeshi nationals.

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