Dead body found on the road-side at Maungdaw

Maungdaw, Arakan State:  A slaughtered Rohingya dead body was found on the roadside of Powet Chaung village of Maungdaw north, Arakan State, on November 1, in the morning, said a neighbor on condition of anonymity.
“The dead body was identified as—Noor Hashim (38), son of Hakim Ali, hailed from Powet Chaung village of Maungdaw Township.”

“In the morning, on that day, the slaughtered body was found by the villagers on the roadside, nearby Rakhine village.”

On that day night, at around 1:00 AM, he was called by someone from his house, went out of his home and he did not return to his home on that night. Curfew is imposed from 10 pm to 4am. He is the head of ten houses in the village administration council, according to his wife.

Being informed, a group of Nasaka nearby camp came to the spot and observed the situation. Afterwards, the dead body was sent to Maungdaw general hospital for postmortem, said a trader from the locality.

On November 2, at about 3:00pm, the dead body was returned to the relatives, later, it was buried in his village cemetery.

Regarding the event, the present administration officer of village was called by local police for interrogation. It is a chance for police to extort money from villagers by implicating the villagers to murder case, said a village elder who denied to be named.

The Rakhine village is only half mile away from the Rohingya village. Most of the villagers believe that whether he was killed by his enemy or Rakahine villagers, said a close relative of the victim.

Regarding the event, when asked a Nasaka person, but he did not make any comment.

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