Shillong: A joint team of Meghalaya police and Border Security Force (BSF) on Friday arrested two Bangladeshi nationals for allegedly abetting the illegal infiltration.
Besides, a few others managed to flee back to Bangladesh.
The two Bangladeshi– Misba Uddin and Badrul Alom – were nabbed from a jungle adjoining the unfenced international border near Pyrtakuna village in East Jaintia Hills district, a police official said.
Jagpal Singh Dhanoa, the district police chief of East Jaintia Hills , said the two arrested foreign nationals were actively aiding and abetting the illegal infiltration of suspected Bangladeshi nationals to India in the past couple of months through Kuliang-Ratacherra axis.
Dhanoa said that Uddin is also wanted in several other cases in Meghalaya.
Meanwhile, police have booked the two Bangladeshi nationals under the Foreigners Act .