The Ministry of Law and Order today announced that the Rohingya refugees from Myanmar will not be settled in the country.
The Ministry in a statement said certain factions are conspiring to promote racial hatred, by using issues surrounding refugees from Myanmar.
The Law and Order Ministry said an organised group is also promoting rumours via social media. The Ministry states such incidents have threatened the racial harmony in the country.
The Ministry of Law and Order also denounced the protests carried out by a mob against the refugees on Tuesday. The Ministry said three police officers sustained injuries during the commotion.
The Ministry said the Tuesday’s incident intensified and therefore the refugees were transferred to the Boossa detention camp under Police protection for their own safety.
The Law and Order Ministry in a statement said the government will takes steps to extradite the group to a third country through the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees.