Maungdaw, Arakan State:The Maungdaw high officials – U Kyi San, the administration officer- forced the Rohingya elders –management committee of Mosque- to sign, not to pray inside the mosques on March 15, according to a village administration officer who attend the monthly meeting of Maungdaw administration office.
“The ordered was issued to the villages’ administration officer under the Maungdaw Township, to take signatures from Mosques management committee or the High official will fired the village admin officer.”
30 villages of mosques committee had signature asthey will not open the mosques for praying or will not pray inside the mosques. The signature villages are mostly the villages admin officers Rakhine community, said a religious leader from Maungdaw.
“We, hope other villages will also sign as per high official.”
The high official’s order included – the sign agreement will valid till the recent order of authority to close the mosques, madarasa ( religious school) and not to pray inside the mosques- and ACT 144 imposed time.
The high officer also ordered to the village admin officer, not to allow the Rohingya villagers to renovate their home with permission of authority. Which will made Rohingya homeless as their homes are all with bamboo and thatch which valid is only two years, said a politician from Maungdaw.
“The authority also plan to become Rohingya hunger, holding the permission to run the home cottage industry –rice mill — where most of Rohingya grind their paddy in the cottage mill. If the Rohingyas are not able to grind their paddy into rice , how they survive their lives in their village.”
“This is a master plan to drive out Rohingya from Maungdaw and Buthidaung, without informing high authority the real situation by Maungdaw high officials ( U Kyi San, the admin officer of Township and U Aung Myint soe, the admin officer of District ). The both officers are planning to drive out Rohingyas from Maungdaw district as high officials of the areas,”