GUWAHATI: At least eight Rohingyas were apprehended by Assam Police at Algapur in Hailakandi on Thursday night. The detainees included three children and a woman.
Police sources said that they were taking shelter at one Yusuf Ali Majumdar’s home at Mazarpar area, Hailakandi. The police also arrested Islamuddin, brother of Yusuf Ali for providing shelter to these Rohingyas.
“They had arrived in Assam from Kashmir and was on their way to Myanmar. Yusuf Ali is on the run but we have arrested his brother,” said police sources.