Police arrested 18 Rohingyas from Mirsarai Economic Zone on Friday after they fled from Noakhali’s Bhasanchar refugee camp.
The arrestees include 8 women and 6 children.
Md Habib, an in-charge of Mirsarai industrial area police camp, said they arrested the Rohingyas from the economic zone’s Super Dike area on Friday afternoon when they were heading towards Ukhiya’s Kutupalong refugee camp from the Bhasanchar.
He said the Rohingyas fled from Bhasanchar in collaboration with brokers and came to Mirsarai by boat.
The arrestees were handed over to Jorarganj police station, he added.