New Delhi [India], Sept 30 (ANI): The Railway Protection Force (RPF) has alerted the Kerala authorities to watch out for the movement of a large number of Rohingya refugees in groups with their families to Kerala. Also Read - Good News! India's Oldest Covid-19 Survivor, Wife Discharged in Kerala

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In a letter sent by the Chief Security Commissioner of Southern Railway to the divisional security commissioners of Chennai, Madurai, Salem, Thiruvananthapuram, Palakkad, and Trichy, the authorities have been asked to hand the Rohingyas over to police if they are found travelling on rails. Also Read - No Door Delivery of Liquor in Kerala: High Court Stays Govt Decision

“If found in these trains, they may be handed over to the local police. An action taken report should be sent,” the letter read.

A large number of Rohingya refugees have taken shelter in India and Bangladesh, and are staying in refugee camps, fleeing persecution in their country since August last year. (ANI)

This is published unedited from the ANI feed.