Assam | 75 Rohingya Muslims arrested in state since 2009: Himanta Biswa
GUWAHATI | February 23, 2019:
Blaming the agitation over Citizenship (Amendment) Bill 2016 in Assam for the rise in anti-India activities, state Finance Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Friday said that 75 Rohingya Muslims have been arrested in Assam since 2009, and that a network of sympathisers has come up in the state for the Rohingiyas.
"We have found that there is a systematic network of sympathizers for these people who assist them with food and shelter. The first Rohingya Muslim was detected in Assam in February 22, 2009 in Paltan Bazar bus stand in Guwahati while another was detected in May 15, 2010," he said.