Rohingya community facing more harassment in Maungdaw

Maungdaw, Arakan State: Two army personnel accompanied by five Rakhine youths took away five cattle of Maulvi Hamid Hussain (42), son of Mohamed Sharif, hailed from Zawmatet Village of Maungdaw Township while the cattle were grazing in a field nearby army out-post, on September 26,  said a relative of the owner.
Being informed, the owner of the cattle (buffaloes) went to the army camp to choose his cattle. When he was reached at the camp, he was tortured by the army and took Kyat 450,000 and released his cattle.

Besides, a Rohingya youth named Mohamed (28), son of Ahmed Sha, hailed from Shwe Zaar village of Maungdaw Town was arrested by the Nasaka of Shwe Zaar Naska out-post camp while going to market and was released after taking money, on September 27, according to a relative of the victim.

In addition, on September 26, Boshi Ullah (22), son of Siddique, hailed from Tharay Kondan village of Maungdaw south was arrested by police when he was going to Maungdaw market to buy goods for his home. After arrest, he was detained in police custody with other 10 Rohingya youths, said a friend of the victim.

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