17 Bangladeshi citizens handed over to Bangladesh after jail time in Myanmar

Myanmar officicers (Right) exchange documents with Bangladeshi officers to hand over 17 Bangladeshi citizens. Photo: IPRD
Myanmar officicers (Right) exchange documents with Bangladeshi officers to hand over 17 Bangladeshi citizens. Photo: IPRD

Seventeen Bangladeshi citizens were handed over to the Bangladeshi authorities on 5 December after they served jail time in Myanmar.
At a flag meeting between the two countries held at the No.1 entry/exit post (POE), a Myanmar delegation led by U Htein Lin, Deputy Director of the Maungtaw District Immigration Department handed over the prisoners to Bangladeshi side led by Lt-Col MD Asadud-Zaman Chowdhury of Bangladeshi border guard force.
Among the seventeen Bangladeshi citizens served prison time in Myanmar, 14 were arrested after they found stranded in Myanmar, three others who were arrested over various crimes.
They were brought back in three water craft by Bangladeshi troops.—Maungdaw District IPRD
(Translated by Kyaw Zin Tun)

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