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    No law and order in Maungdaw

    Arakan State:
    officer from Maungdaw police station entered to a public compound
    without holding search warrant on December 2, morning, according to a
    relative of victim. 
    Tin Hla, the police officer entered the compound of Rafique – a
    teashop owner – without search warrant and arrested Rafique and his

    The police officer filed a
    case which was complained by two Rakhine women –municipal cleaner-
    for throwing pebble to them from the teashop, but no one was hit by
    pebble, said an elder from Maungdaw.

    “The teashop was situated
    near the clock tower junction and it is only Rohingya teashop at the
    junction and the police officer is from Rathedaung native.”

    In the evening, the father and
    son were released after taking 300,000 kyat.

    “We are not involved
    throwing pebble and it was not hit to them, the Rakhine women made
    false allegation to harass to us.”

    Similarly, Khin Zaw -Township
    judge – and his son Than zaw who drive a car hit a bicycle owned by
    a Rohingya near clock tower at about 4:00pm, said the owner of

    “I had parked my bicycle
    beside the road and the judge’s car also parked, but after a while
    the car hit my bicycle without any fault from my side. The police who
    are duty at the junction, left the place after accident. Where is the
    law and order for Rohingya in Maungdaw. A judge can do whatever he
    want, no one take action for crime.”

    Source KPN