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Nigerian Man Arrested For Allegedly Sneaking Into Bangladesh From India (Photo)
A Nigerian man has been arrested for illegally crossing from India into Bangladesh.
The 31-year-old Nigerian identified as Onyebuchukwu Stanley Egwu was arrested at Sylhet, a city in eastern Bangladesh on Monday night, June 28 by Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB).
He is currently in detention.
Acting on a tip-off, members of Sylhet 46 BGB led by Naik Subedar Md Suruj Mia took positions behind the Tamabil land port in Gowainghat upazila last night.
The Nigerian was said to have allegedly crossed over to Bangladesh illegally from India when a storm started around 9:30pm.
Sensing the presence of BGB, he tried to flee but the BGB personnel nabbed him after a brief chase.
The process of handing him over to the Gowainghat police is currently underway, BGB sources