Minister B S Yediyurappa on Sunday said he has instructed
officials to step up search for Pakistani and Bangladeshi
citizens staying illegally in the State.
His statement came in the wake of the recent arrest of
some Bangladeshi nationals in Bengaluru who had brutalised and
sexually assaulted a woman after trafficking her from their
country and forced her into prostitution in the city.
A Pakistani woman was recently arrested for entering
India and staying in the state illegally for more than six
"I have directed the officials to intensify the search
for Pakistani and Bangladeshi citizens staying in the State
illegally," Yediyurappa told reporters here in his hometown in
He was on a two-day visit to inspect various
development projects in the district including the upcoming
airport, slated to be completed by June 2022.PTI GMS RS SS