23 Bangladeshi girls return after 2 yrs in Indian jail

Benapole, Bangladesh (The Daily Star/ANN) - Indian Border Security Force yesterday handed over 23 Bangladeshi girls to immigration police at Benapole check post after the girls completed their two years' jail term.

Quamruzzaman, officer-in-charge of immigration police, said Mumbai police arrested the girls on January 3, 2010 when they arrived in the city in search of jobs. Later, the girls were sent to Mumbai Central Jail where they served two years.

Rights Jessore, a human rights organisation, will send the girls back to their families.

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