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Rohingya woman at Karimganj district jail gives birth to girl child

By Staff Correspondent

Silchar, July 10: A 33 year old Rohingya woman who has been inside Karimganj District jail since December last year after being caught for violating the Passport Act, gave birth to a girl child recently, sources at the Karimganj District jail informed.

According to Karimganj district jail authorities, the Rohingya woman gave birth to the girl child at the Karimganj Civil Hospital. " Both mother and the new born are in good health and we are taking care as per protocol," a senior jail official said on Friday.

Meanwhile, according to Sanjib Chetia, jail superintendent at Karimganj District Jail, currently there are 42 foreign nationals including 14 Rohingyas along with Serbian and Nigerian nationals inside the jail.

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