New Delhi: The Supreme Courtroom on Thursday mentioned the Rohingya refugees, presently below detention in Jammu, can 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 in search of the discharge of over 150 Rohingya refugees.
The plea put up earlier than the apex court docket mentioned the members of the Rohingya group took refuge in India after they confronted widespread violence and discrimination in Myanmar.
The plea filed earlier than the apex court docket by advocate Prashant Bhushan sought a route to the Union Ministry of Residence Affairs to expeditiously grant refugee identification playing cards to Rohingyas housed at casual camps by the Foreigners Regional Registration Workplace (FRRO).
The Centre, nonetheless, contested the petitioner’s declare with Solicitor Common Tushar Mehta stating “they aren’t refugees in any respect”.
“That is the second spherical of litigation. This petitioner had filed an utility (earlier than) and it was dismissed,” he added.
Stating they’re unlawful immigrants who can be deported as per the process established by legislation, the Solicitor Common mentioned: “We’re at all times in contact with Myanmar and in the event that they affirm, then they are often deported”.