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173 Bangladeshis return home after serving jail in Myanmar

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Published: 17:21, 24 April 2024  
173 Bangladeshis return home after serving jail in Myanmar

A total of 173 Bangladeshis have returned home after serving different jail terms in Myanmar prisons.

A Bangladesh Navy ship carrying these Bangladeshis from the Myanmar naval ship Chin Dwin in the deep sea, arrived at Nuniarchara dock in Cox's Bazar on Wednesday noon.

Of the 173 returnees, 129 are from the Cox’s Bazar district, 30 from Bandarban, seven from Rangamati, and one each from Khagrachhari, Noakhali, Narayanganj, Chattogram, Rajbari, Narsingdi, and Nilphamari districts.

According to sources from the Bangladesh Embassy in Yangon, among them, at least 144 of them have already served full terms in a Myanmar prison while,  29 of them were pardoned by the Myanmar government through a negotiation by the Bangladesh mission.

 

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