GUWAHATI, May 15 -- Five Rohingya Muslims, including a woman, who were recently granted bail after serving months in jail in Manipur were detained again by Assam police in Guwahati on Tuesday, police said. At least two of them were on their way to Delhi to register as refugees with the UNHCR, the UN refugee agency.
According to Himanta Das, superintendent of police, Government Railway Police, Assam, the group was apprehended by the Railway Protection Force on Tuesday morning from the Guwahati Railway station.
Zuber (21) said he recently came out on bail earlier in May after he was arrested by the Manipur police from the Myanmar border town of Moreh in May 2018. "I was going to Delhi to collect UN card (UNHCR refugee cards)," he said.