AT Correspondent, Maungdaw
Border Guard Police of Border Outpost (BOP) of Kwa Chaung under sector 8 arrested seven innocent Rohingya residents from Kwa Chaung village tract of Maungdaw South for fencing their vegetable farms yesterday.
Source said to our correspondent, the Rohingya have some done some farms of various kind of farms in their arable lands near their village which were fenced around with net fence for protection.
At this, on 31 December Border Guard Police came and arrested the farm owners alleging in erecting net fences around the farms. They were taken to police custody and tortured severely by BGP members in the custody whole day.
The victims were identified as – Fozal Hoque (38) son of Iman Ali, Serazul Hoque (40) son of Iman Ali, Abdul Hafes (35) son of Mohamed Hasan, Salim Ullah (35) son of Goni Miah and Hasan (30) son of Abdu Rakim of the village.
On the other hand, another two Rohingya were detained by BGP for finding mobile phone with Bangla SIM cards from their possession who were also assaulted to unconscious state.
After torturing them one day, BGP set them free receiving Kyat 150, 000 from each. The victims were known as Hamid Kumar (35) son Rahmat Ullah and Ayat Ullah (40) son Osiban.
A villager alleges, “No fence around the house and even the toilets are completely banned for which the people specially the women are facing problems to use latrines when necessary.
The BGP forces of BOP have been persecuting the Rohingya residents in Maungdaw South as well in different forms which mean to compel the Rohingya to flee to Bangladesh leaving their villages”.