(G.N.S) Dt. 8
The Jammu and Kashmir administration had began a drive to collect biometric and other details of Rohingyas staying here. The drive is part of an exercise to trace foreigners living in the city without valid documents, 168 Rohingyas were sent to jail after they were found living illegally in the city.
“At least 168 illegal immigrant Rohingyas have been sent to Hiranagar jail,” a senior police officer told.
The verification process of Rohingya Muslims from Myanmar was carried out at the MAM Stadium here amid high security, the officials said, adding further verification of the foreigners is going on, they added.
Under the drive on Saturday, biometric and other details, such as place of stay, of Ronhingyas were collected, the officials said.