Guwahati: A youth from South Tripura district was arrested by the Assam police team for his alleged link in Rohingya trafficking from Bangladesh.
The accused has been identified as Dipanjan Baidya, a residence Hrishyamukh area under Belonia sub-division.
He was arrested on Monday and took him to Karimganj for an investigation into a Rohingya trafficking case, the official said on Tuesday.
Recently, a group of Rohingyas were arrested by police in Assam’s Karimganj district.
According to official, during the investigation, Assam police found Dipanjan’s name in one of the arrested Rohingya’s phones.
A raid was carried out in the residence of Baidya with a joint team with Tripura police. During the search operation, he was arrested for his alleged link in Rohingya trafficking.
However, the arrested person has already been taken to Karimganj for investigation and follow-up action, official said.
Further investigation is underway.