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Illegal migrants held at Moreh

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IMPHAL, Aug 14 - Close on the heels of the arrest of six suspected Rohingya men on August 10, security personnel at Moreh, the border town along the Indo-Myanmar border, have arrested eight illegal migrants and kept them in custody.

Confirming the development, a police officer told this correspondent over phone that the arrests were made on August 12 night.

�The arrested persons have been remanded in judicial custody for nine days,� he said. On August 10, a team of State police had rounded up six suspected Rohingya men from the Imphal international airport on their arrival from New Delhi.

Manipur DGP LM Khaute has directed all SPs to constitute an �anti-illegal migrants special unit� for prevention, detection and prosecution of illegal migrants who often infiltrate into the State.

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Illegal migrants held at Moreh

IMPHAL, Aug 14 - Close on the heels of the arrest of six suspected Rohingya men on August 10, security personnel at Moreh, the border town along the Indo-Myanmar border, have arrested eight illegal migrants and kept them in custody.

Confirming the development, a police officer told this correspondent over phone that the arrests were made on August 12 night.

�The arrested persons have been remanded in judicial custody for nine days,� he said. On August 10, a team of State police had rounded up six suspected Rohingya men from the Imphal international airport on their arrival from New Delhi.

Manipur DGP LM Khaute has directed all SPs to constitute an �anti-illegal migrants special unit� for prevention, detection and prosecution of illegal migrants who often infiltrate into the State.