New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday stated the Rohingya refugees, at the moment beneath detention in Jammu, shall be deported to Myanmar solely after correct process is adopted.
An apex court docket bench headed by Chief Justice of India SA Bobde and in addition comprising Justices AS Bopanna and V Ramasubramanian handed the order on a plea looking for the discharge of over 150 Rohingya refugees.
The plea put up earlier than the apex court docket stated the members of the Rohingya neighborhood took refuge in India after they confronted widespread violence and discrimination in Myanmar.
The plea filed earlier than the apex court docket by way of advocate Prashant Bhushan sought a path to the Union Ministry of Home Affairs to expeditiously grant refugee identification playing cards to Rohingyas housed at casual camps by way of the Foreigners Regional Registration Office (FRRO).
The Centre, nonetheless, contested the petitioner’s declare with Solicitor General Tushar Mehta stating “they are not refugees at all”.
“This is the second round of litigation. This petitioner had filed an application (before) and it was dismissed,” he added.
Stating they’re unlawful immigrants who shall be deported as per the process established by regulation, the Solicitor General stated: “We are always in touch with Myanmar and if they confirm, then they can be deported”.