Assam govt shifts all ‘declared foreigners’ from 6 detention centres to dedicated transit camp
Guwahati: The Assam government has completed the process of shifting all “declared foreigners” to a newly built dedicated detention centre in Goalpara district, now renamed as transit camp, a senior official said.
Assam Inspector General of Prisons Pubali Gohain told media that the last batch of 87 inmates from Silchar detention centre was taken to the dedicated Matia transit camp.
“The inmates started their journey from Silchar on Saturday and reached Goalpara on Sunday. With this, the process of shifting all declared foreigner inmates lodged in the six transit camps has been completed,” she said.