Three Nigerians including a 3-year-old girl have been arrested for illegally entering Bangladesh from India through the Tamabil land port.
GoldenNewsNG gathered that the three were arrested by a team of intelligence officials acting on a tip-off on Thursday, and are being detained in Sylhet.
The detainees who have been identified as Emmanuel Nnamdi Ohagwam, 42, his three-and-a-half-year-old daughter, Favour Osinachi Ohagwam, and Paul Ebeodi Okechukwu, 27.
A laptop, nine mobile phone handsets, three passports, a driving licence, an Indian Aadhaar card, a Nigerian National ID card, $1,600, and र280 in cash were seized from the detainees before they were handed over to the Gowainghat Police Station.
Gowainghat Police Station Officer-in-Charge (OC), Parimal Dev, who confirmed the arrest, said that the Nigerian nationals were now being questioned.