Police arrested 78 Rohingyas, who fled Cox’s Bazar Rohingya camp, from Boalkhali upazila of Chattogram district on Monday night.
Sumon Kanti Dey, sub-inspector of Boalkhali Police Station, said the Rohigyas were working at different lemon orchards in the area.
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They used to live at the rented houses in Buali Kalandar Shah Shrine gate area of the upazila as the owners of the orchard has long been involved in hiring the Rohingyas at a low wages, said local people.
On information, a team of police arrested them from Buali Kalandar Shah Shrine gate area in the night.
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The arrestees will be produced before a court after filling of a case, said Mohamamd Abdul Karim, officer-in-charge of Boalkhali Police Station.
Earlier on June 26, police arrested 31 Rohingya people from the upazila.