Assam Police finally hands over the seven Rohingyas to Myanmar authorities

New Delhi, News24 Bureau, Oct 4: Here's the latest update on the deportation of the seven Rohingyas. Assam Police finally hands over the seven Rohingyas to Myanmar authorities after deportation formalities were completed. These seven Rohingyas had been in an Indian jail since 2012 for illegally entering the country. An application was moved Wednesday seeking to restrain the Centre from deporting to Myanmar the seven Rohingyas lodged in a detention centre at Silchar in Assam.The Rohingya immigrants were handed over to the Myanmar authorities in Moreh border post in Manipur on Thursday.The interim plea, seeking urgent measures to stop the proposed deportation of seven Rohingyas, was filed in a pending PIL. The PIL was filed earlier by two Rohingya immigrants -- Mohammad Salimullah and Mohammad Shaqir -- challenging the Centre's decision to deport over 40,000 refugees who came to India after escaping from Myanmar due to widespread discrimination and violence against the community.