4 Rohingyas found dead in Bandarban, Bangladesh

Bandarban, Bangladesh:  Four members of  Rohingya family, including a minor boy, were found dead at Tiamolong village in Sadar upazila of Bandarban yesterday, said Imtiyas Ahmed,  Officer-in- Charge, Kotwali police station, Bandarban.
“The deceased were identified as— Amin (45), his son Junayed (12), his sister Samira (40), and Samira’s three-year-old son.”

Imtiaz Ahmed, officer-in-charge of Kotwali Police Station, said being informed by locals, police recovered the bodies of the four from separate places near the house and sent them to Bandarban General Hospital morgue for autopsy around 7:30 am.

The incident came to light around 7.00 am on Friday when Luthai, a tribal man and a resident of the area, went to the house of Amin as he had asked Luthai to come and take some firewood from him, according to police official.

When Luthai went to the house he found Amin and three others lying in a pool of blood near the house and the garden.

Quoting locals, police said Amin’s wife and brother-in-law might have hacked the four people to death at some time on Thursday evening over family feud and left the bodies there.

Locals also alleged that they had seen the brother-in-law of Amin was roaming in the area on Thursday afternoon.

Amin, a Rohingya, along with his family had been living in the area for long and used to work as a caretaker of a horticulture garden of one Bakkar.

According to a local villager Sayed, the wife of Amin and his brother-in-law remained missing since the incident.

Sanu Pru Marma, a Chairman of Kuhalung  area, said Amin had been attacked by his brother-in-law one month back over the same issue.

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