Abducted BGB officer returning home after 8 days

Abducted Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) officer Abdul Razzak was handed over to a team, led by 42 BGB Battalion Commanding Officer Lt Col Abu Jar Al Zahid on June 25, at about 5;30 pm, after a five-hour-long flag meeting between the two neighboring countries –Burma and Bangladesh- forces in Maungdaw, Arakan State, Burma, according to BGB Cox’s Bazar Sector Deputy Commander Major Aminul Islam press briefing.

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BGP and BGB flag meet likely tomorrow

Teknaf, Bangladesh: The Border Guard Police (BGP) of Burma and Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) are likely to sit  a flag meeting tomorrow over return of BGB soldier Abdur Razzak, abducted by BGP troops from Naf River in Teknaf on June 17, according to BGB Director General (DG) Maj General Azaiz Ahmed.
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BGP to release Nayeek Razzak if Bangladesh takes 544 boat-people

Teknaf, Bangladesh: The Burmese Border Guard Police (BGP) will release Nayeek Abdur Razzak who was abducted by BGP on June 17, if the Bangladesh Government receives the 544 boat-people who are now being provided shelter in Maungdaw Township, the BGB Battalion No.42 Commander Lt Col Abu Zar Al Zahid said.
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Prices of essential commodities increased in Maungdaw

Maungdaw, Arakan State: Ahead of the holy month of Ramadan, the prices of essential items including— rice, chickpea (sona), beef, onion, sugar, edible oil and fish have been increasing in kitchen markets in Maungdaw Townships, Kala Meah, a trader from Maungdaw said. Continue reading “Prices of essential commodities increased in Maungdaw”

BGB member shot, another abducted in Burma-Bangladesh border

A Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) member has been shot and another abducted by Burmese Border Guard Police (BGP) in Burma-Bangladesh border –Naf River near Dum Dum Meah, Teknaf on June 17 early morning at around 5:00 am, according to BGB source said.
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