Police arrest two Rohingyas in Maungdaw

Maungdaw, Arakan State:  Police personnel from Maungdaw police station arrested two Rohingya youths from Bomu para of Maungdaw on October 30, in the evening, said an elder from Maungdaw.
“The Police personnel were led by sergeant U Hla Myint – a notorious officer- who always harassing Rohingya community to extort money with false allegation – the so called warrant list for involving in the June riot.”

The officer U Hla Myint always enter the houses of Rohingya without showing any paper for searching, if the owner -female- asked for reason of entering, the officer said he was looking a  person who is in the so called warrant list. But, he entered the houses to find some valueable thing to take out from home or looking for change to attempt to rape the female, according to an officer of village admin office.

Police have been arresting Rohingya villagers since June 8, this year which will not be ended and to be continued with so called list of involvement in the June riot, said a business man from Maungdaw Town.

Similarly, Hluntin personnel – stationed on the junction of Hla Myint (Dr) which join Maungdaw and Myoma Khayoungdan village- were collecting 5,000 – 10,000 kyat from Rohingya motorbike riders forcefully by checking motorbikes, said a motorbike owner from Maungdaw.

“Every day, there are more than 50 motorbikes passed the junction and the Hluntin personnel collecting huge money from motorbike riders.”

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