Theweekendleader

5 Myanmar persons to be deported soon

Guwahati

02-January-2019

The Assam police have started the process to deport five Myanmarese languishing in detention camps of Assam, police said on Wednesday.

Sonitpur Superintendent of Police Prithipal Singh said details are being worked out on how to deport the persons. 

Another senior official of border wing of Assam police, however, said the five will be sent to Manipur and would be deported through the Indo-Myanmar border at Moreh later this week. 

"The Myanmar nationals are being sent to Silchar from a detention camp in Tezpur where Manipur police will receive them. They are likely to be deported by this weekend," said the official.

The Assam police had in October last year deported about seven Myanmar nationals through Moreh in Manipur. - IANS