The arrestees are Md Abdul Halim, 35, Md Kawsar Ali, 22, Khushi Begum, 21, Sayedul Kawsar, 20, Konaisa Bibi, 20, Md Salman, 8, Diljan Khatun, 16.
21 BGB Battalion Commanding Officer, Lieutenant Colonel Manjur-e-Elahi said tipped off, a team of BGB detained them in the evening while the traffickers managed to flee.
The detainees came from Rohingya camps of Cox’s Bazar, he said.
The detained women and children were handed over to Benapole port police.
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