Telangana: 2 Rohingya Drug Peddlers Held in Hyderabad; 1400 Drug Tablets Worth Rs 66,500 Seized
Rohingya Drug Peddlers Held (Photo Credits: ANI)

Hyderabad, January 11: Police officials on Friday arrested two Rohingya Muslims from Telangana's Hyderabad. During a primary investigation, 1400 drug tablets from their possession were seized. A case has been registered against the detainees and further investigation is underway. India's Expulsion of Rohingya Shows Disdain for International Laws: Amnesty India.

The duo were booked under the relevant sections of the Narcotic Act. According to initial data, the drugs was worth Rs 66,500 which was in the form of tablets. The refugees were living in Balapur and possessed identity cards issued by the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR). Meanwhile, a search is on to nab another accused in the case. 7 Rohingya Refugees to be Deported to Myanmar, Supreme Court Clears Decks.

Earlier on January 3, five members of the Rohingya family were deported to Myanmar. "They were apprehended about five years ago without any travel document and were booked for violating the Foreigners Act," Assam ADGP Bhaskar Jyoti Mahanta said. The detainees were lodged at Tezpur Detention Centre after completing their jail term.