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Two Bangladeshi women get RI for illegal stay in India

Thane, Dec 14 (UNI) Two Bangladeshi nationals both women who were staying in India illegally have been convicted and sentenced to ten months Rigorous Imprisonment by the district court here.
In his order last week, which was released to the media on Saturday, the District Judge Rajesh S Gupta also fined the duo Rs 10,000 each after finding them guilty of the charges under sections, 3/12 of Passport Act and 14(A) of Foreigners Act, 1946.
The two accused convicted were Asma Khatun Iliyas Shaikh, 45 and Latifa Jamal Shaikh, 50, both residents of a slum colony in Mira Road and were given legal aid by the court to fight their case.
The Additional Public Prosecutor Varsha Chandane appearing for the prosecution told the court that the officials of the Anti Women Trafficking Cell raided a locality in Mira Road on February 01, 2019 and the two who were among the others started running away the police caught them and inquired wherein they could not not give satisfactory replies and produce documents of their nationalist after which they were booked and tried.
In his order the Judge noted, ''Heard both the rival contentions. Admittedly it is not the case that accused persons were staying in India with the forged documents or invalid passport. Undisputedly they were not able to produce any document to indicate their nationality.
''As the accused failed to prove their nationality and they were found guilty of contravening the provisions of the Passport Act.
''Admittedly they were staying within Mira Road since last one year. They were found in a group of labourers who were gathered together in search of a job. Taking into consideration the mitigating facts, as it appears from the foregoing paragraphs, I answer the points in the affirmative.''
The judge also noted, ''The matter of detection and deportation of illegal Bangladeshi nationals and foreign nationals staying in India are dealt by Ministry of Home affairs.''
After the sentence period is over, the Superintendent of police as a Civil Authority is directed to
make an arrangement of deporting the accused persons to Bangladesh as provided under Foreigners Act, 1946.
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