Three Nigerian nationals, including a preschooler, on Thursday morning, July 8 July 2021 have been arrested and detained in Sylhet over illegal migration, the Nigerian citizens were apprehended for illegally entering Bangladesh from India.
The detainees have been identified as Emmanuel Nnamdi Ohagwam, 42, his 3-and-a-half-year-old daughter, Favour Osinachi Ohagwam and Paul Ebeodi Okechukwu, 27.
Items recovered from them includes a laptop, nine mobile phone handsets, three passports, a driving license, an Indian Aadhaar card, a Nigerian NID card, and $1,600, and ?280 in cash.
Subsequently, they were handed over to the Gowainghat police station. Confirming the matter to Dhaka Tribune, Gowainghat police station Officer-in-Charge (OC) Parimal Dev said that Nigerian nationals “are now being questioned.”