Bangladeshis working illegally in the Capital

Hundreds of Bangladeshis, who were brought in the capital by trafficking rackets to transit them to Gulf countries, are stranded in Kathmandu. They remained here in the capital after the racketeers abandoned them.
According to police report, over 400 Bangladeshis are involved illegally working in construction of apartments in order to survive in the Capital. Police also suspect that most of these illegal workers may have been trapped in the Capital without money to return home.
Sheikh Abdul Alim, 35 is believed to be the ringleader of Bangladesh-based racket that has been trafficking Bangladeshis laborers in the Capital. They are promised of employment opportunities in Arab countries and lucrative life.
Further investigation on the past records could reveal increasing number of Bangladeshis in the Capital in past few years. These racketeers are making Capital transit point to supply laborers to third countries.
The exact number of Bangladeshis immigrants in Nepal is not tracked according to The Department of Immigration.

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