BGP collects money from villagers in Maungdaw

Maungdaw, Arakan State: Burma’s Border Guard Police (BGP) has been collecting money from villagers for construction of their camps since February 1, this year, according to Ahmed Hussein, a community leader from the village.  Continue reading “BGP collects money from villagers in Maungdaw”

Nasaka commander summons villagers in Maungdaw south

Maungdaw, Arakan State| More than 60 villagers including village administrators were summoned by the commander of Nasaka area No. 7, yesterday, at about 3:00 pm, said one of the local village Administrator from Aley Than Kyaw.

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Villager arrested for guest receiving at his house in Maungdaw

Maungdaw, Arakan State:  A villager was arrested and extorted money by Burma’s border security force ( Nasaka)  for receiving a guest in his house today, said a close relative of the victim.
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Toll collection increased in Maungdaw

Maungdaw, Arakan State: The Burma’s border security force (Nasaka) personnel increase toll collection from Rohngya travelers while crossing the Nasaka check-posts or culverts or bridges in Maungdaw Townships, said a trader from Maungdaw preferring not to be named.

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BGB-Nasaka flag meeting held at border

Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh: A company commander level flag meeting between Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) and Burma’s border security force (Nasaka) was held at Ghundum area of Naikkongchori upazila along Bangladesh-Burma border yesterday afternoon, according to BGB official.

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Update information of Maungdaw Township on July 15, 2012

Two Rakhines with arms arrest in Maungdaw

On July 14, at about 5:30 pm, two Rakhine villagers namely U Maung Soe Tha and U Soe from Oo Daung (Rakhine) village with guns pretending to be army robbed Rohingya villages of Maungdaw south and raped Rohingya women. However, they were arrested by the Nasaka personnel from Sector No. 8 of Maungdaw Township, said a villager. Continue reading “Update information of Maungdaw Township on July 15, 2012”

Update News of Northern Arakan State, July 8, 2012

Maungdaw Township:

A 34-member parliamentary team —consisting of no local Rohingya MPs—led by Thura Shwe Mann visited Maungdaw Township, Arakan State, on July 8. But, the team only visited with Buddhist community, especially the Natala villagers and Monks who are  giving shelter  Mogh  and distributed relief goods to them. The team neither met with Rohingya Muslims nor gave any relief to them, said an elder from Mungdaw.
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