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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: