News Desk, Amar Ujala, New Delhi
Published by: Yogesh Sahu
Updated Sat, 26 Jun 2021 05:09 PM IST
A petition has been filed in the Supreme Court seeking to identify and detain Rohingya and Bangladeshi infiltrators in West Bengal and deport them.
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In this petition filed by Bardhaman resident human rights activist Sangeeta Chakraborty under Article-32 of the Constitution, a request has been made to identify such government officials, policemen and security force people and impose National Security Act (RASuka) on them who have links with such mafia. Due to which all of them entered India illegally.
The petition, filed through advocate Ashwini Kumar Upadhyay, said that the disproportionate assets of such government officials should be forfeited 100%. Along with this, it has also been said in the petition that such government officials, travel agents and other people should also be punished for providing Aadhaar, ration card, voter ID etc. for Rohingya and Bangladeshi infiltrators.
The petition has also sought that a chapter be added to the Indian Penal Code (IPC) to declare the offense of illegal entry into the country as cognizable, non-bailable and non-compoundable. It has been claimed in the petition that after the recent assembly elections in West Bengal, Rohingya and Bangladeshi infiltrators carried out incidents like looting, assault, kidnapping with Hindu families. Their houses were set on fire.
Target The Hindu families who had voted for the BJP were targeted. Some of the victims’ families have also been cited in the petition. The petition also referred to the 175th report of the Law Commission, which had said that illegal infiltrators are a threat to democracy and the internal security of the country. The report specifically referred to infiltrators in the eastern part of India and Jammu and Kashmir.