Dhaka, Sept. 7 -- They obtained the Bangladeshi passports from Noakhali with the help of brokers, police have learnt after interrogating the trio after detaining them on Thursday night.

Police arrested Md Yusuf, 23, his younger brother Md Musa, 20, and Md Aziz alias Ayaiz, 21, on the Dhaka-Chattogram Highway.

They have been living in Hakimpara Rohingya Camp in Ukhia's Khaiyangkhali since fleeing a violent military-led crackdown following decades of persecution in their homeland Myanmar in 2017, Akbarshah Police Station chief Mostafizur Rahman Chowdhury said.

Police pleaded for a five-day remand to quiz them in a forgery case after producing them before court on Friday.

During initial interrogation, the three young Rohingya men told po...