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Three-Rohingya Muslim killed in Buthidaung jail

Buthidaung,
Arakan State:
 Three Rohingya Muslims were killed in torture by
the concerned authorities in Buthidaung jail on the first week of
October 2012, said a local trader from Buthidaung on condition of
anonymity.


They
were arrested from Maungdaw south by the Burma’s security force
during the communal violence earlier.”

The
dead bodies were identified as Moulvi Salamat, hailed from Lamba
Gona, Abdu Salam, hailed from Washa village and another one is from
Gudu Sara village of Maungdaw south.


They
were severely tortured by the concerned authorities in the jail after
British Ambassador Andrew Heyn accompanied by two others visited in
Buthidaung recently, said a reliable source from Buthidaung on
condition of anonymity.


The
prisoners were severely tortured by the concerned authorities in the
jail because the delegation asked them about the recent violence, the
present situation of Rohingya community and why the violence was
occurred.

However,
the dead bodies were not handed over to their family members by the
authority, but they were buried in a Rohingya cemetery nearby
Buthidaung jail, a villager elder told at Kaladanpress.

A
prisoner said on condition of anonymity, “My health is very bad
condition that I have been suffering from skin disease and odema in
the jail as I don’t get proper treatment from the concerned
authorities in jail.”

So,
the prisoners are now languishing in the critical condition. They are
suffering from food, medical assistance and etc. They can’t take
bath very day, but they can take bath once in a week and the water is
very limited. The prisoners are provided food with Dal (pulse curry)
very imperfect twice a day, said a released prisoner who was released
recently.

A
widow named Ms Shajan (50), (not to mention her village for security
reason), said that her son was arrested by the Burma’s security
force during the communal violence. Now, she has been suffering from
starvation because she has no other earning source except her son.

Similarly,many
Rohingya villagers have been suffering from starvation in Maungdaw
south like Ms. Shajan. Many people are not able to go Buthidaung jail
to see their sons, brothers and relatives because of financial
crisis.
Source
KPN: