Police using foreign mobile to extort money in Maungdaw

Maungdaw, Arakan State: Police in plain clothes had used Bangladeshi mobile phone to extort money from Rohingyas on September 15 at about 4:00pm in Khonzabill village under Maungdaw south, said Hashim Ullah, a local elder from the local. Continue reading “Police using foreign mobile to extort money in Maungdaw”

Three dead, 25 missing while going to Malaysia

Sittwe, Burma:  Three boat-people including one man and two women were dead while going to Malaysia from Sittwe (Akyab) by boat after sinking at the sea on September 11, at about 9:00 pm,  said  Shaker, one of the boat people from Sittwe.
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Digitized Food Cards introduced in refugee camps

Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh: 32,000 Rohingya refugees are now entitled to have the facility as the World Food Program (WFP) in cooperation with the government introduced digitized Food Cards at Kutupalong and Nayapara refugee camps since September 11, according to WFP officials. Continue reading “Digitized Food Cards introduced in refugee camps”

Fighting between police and smugglers in Cox’s Bazar

Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh:   Early on September 9, there was a gunfight between police and Yaba smugglers in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh.  The Yaba tablets are being smuggled into Bangladesh from Burma, according to Detective Branch(DB)  police official of Cox’s Bazar.   Continue reading “Fighting between police and smugglers in Cox’s Bazar”