Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh: Bangladesh police personnel arrested eleven Rohingyas from difference areas of Bangladesh-Burma border and sent them to the jail recently, Monaf,a local elder from border area.
“Police arrested the Rohingyas from various places and filed as illegal entering the Bangladesh from Burma.”
Being informed, a group of police personnel from Chokoria police station went to the Harban where the police arrested three Rohingya males and one female on June 26 at midnight after being conducted an operation, according to police official.
“Police filed case of illegal entering into Bangladesh against – Monzur Alam (26), son of Kobir Ahmed, Nurul Islam (55), son of Kader Hussain, Mohamed Yousuf (35), son of Sultan Ahamed, and Roshida (20), daughter of Kader Hussain, all hailed from Akyab (Sittwee), the capital of Arakan State, Burma- and sent to the court for further investigation on June 27. But, now they all are keeping in the jail.”
Besides, another seven Rohingyas – Kalim Ullah (30), Mohamed Sayed (31), Mohamed Tahar (24), Nurul Alam (28), Mohamed Hussain (25), Abdu Salam (30) and Kamal Hussain (38), all belong to Taungbazar of Buthidaung Township- were also arrested from the union of Fodwa on June 25 by Rangonia police station. Police filed a case of illegal entering into Bangladesh against them at court, said an aide of police personnel from Rangonia.
Rohingyas crossed Burma-Bangladesh border recently for persecution, arbitrary arrest and harassment by state authority of Burma and restricted on movement of Rohingya in one place to another within their home land, said Kala Meah, a local from Maungdaw.
Most of the Rohingyas are crossing Burma-Bangladesh border from Taung Bro to take shelter in Bangladesh. They are mostly from KyaukTaw, Pauktaw and other towns of Arakan south, said a lalu from Taungbro border.