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    Security forces surround a Rohingya village for 10 hours in Maungdaw

    Arakan State:
    joint security forces – police, Hluntin and Burma border security
    force (Nasaka) – had surrounded a Rohingya village from midnight
    1:00am till morning 11:00am today, according to a politician from

    “The security forces had surround the Nyaung Chang
    (Khadir Bill) village- situated near the three miles checked point –
    at about 1:00 am midnight and blocked every points where all the
    villagers are not able to escape the village. The security forces
    kept all Rohingya villagers who are living in the farms and not allow
    to go to the village.”

    The Nasaka
    Director Col. Aung Naing Oo, the district police officer Kaun Hla San
    and the officer in charge of Hluntin arrived at nyaung Chang early
    morning  and checked all the Rohingya villagers who were kept by
    security forces at night and released all the villagers, said a
    villager from Nyaung Chang.

    security forces entered the village and checked one by one the houses
    of Rohingya villager till 11:00am. But, the security forces didn’t
    arrest any Rohingya villagers from the village.”

    The security
    forces are looking some 18 Rohingya villagers, but they didn’t
    found them in the village and the security forces asked the villagers
    – children and female- about any strangers in the village,
    according to an official.

    authority searched the village as there are some people who are
    villagers – children and female- become afraid while the security
    forces searched the homes inside the village.”

    An elder from
    Maungdaw said, there is a so-called arrest warrant issued by Maungdaw
    court which was not published to the public and whenever police want
    to extort money from Rohingya, the police mention the so-called
    arrest warrant. But, there was not happened like this, it is look a
    operation to us.

    fear that Rohingya community might the face the similar situation
    sooner or later.”

    Source KPN: