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    Rohingya community facing more harassment in Maungdaw

    Arakan State:
    Two army personnel accompanied by five Rakhine youths
    took away five cattle of Maulvi Hamid Hussain (42), son of Mohamed
    Sharif, hailed from Zawmatet Village of Maungdaw Township while the
    cattle were grazing in a field nearby army out-post, on September 26,
    said a relative of the owner.

    informed, the owner of the cattle (buffaloes) went to the army camp
    to choose his cattle. When he was reached at the camp, he was
    tortured by the army and took Kyat 450,000 and released his cattle.

    a Rohingya youth named Mohamed (28), son of Ahmed Sha, hailed from
    Shwe Zaar village of Maungdaw Town was arrested by the Nasaka of Shwe
    Zaar Naska out-post camp while going to market and was released after
    taking money, on September 27, according to a relative of the victim.

    addition, on September 26, Boshi Ullah (22), son of Siddique, hailed
    from Tharay Kondan village of Maungdaw south was arrested by police
    when he was going to Maungdaw market to buy goods for his home. After
    arrest, he was detained in police custody with other 10 Rohingya
    youths, said a friend of the victim.

    Source KPN