State: Burma’s border
security force (Nasaka in Burmese) arrested 18- Rohingya villager and
looted goods from market on December 13-14, at night, according to a
local leader who denied to be named.
that day, at around 8:00pm, a group of Nasaka from Naga Kura camp
under the Nasaka area No. 5 went to the market nearby Kyetyoepyin
(Kyariprang) village of Maundaw north while a group of shopkeepers
were listening to a radio and listening songs in a shop. After
entering the shop, the Nasaka indiscriminately beat them up severely
and the shopkeepers became very angry, as retaliation, the
shopkeepers also beat up the Nasaka personnel harshly.”
camp and appraised the event to the commander. After half an hour,
around 30 Nasaka personnel went again to the spot and surrounded the
whole market and arrested the people whom they (Nasaka) met in the
market. However, at that night, the Nasaka arrested 12 shopkeepers or
villagers from the market, said one of the shopkeepers on condition
market by breaking the shops, such as — diesel, petrol, edible oil,
cigarettes, biscuits, soaps, sugar, medicine, powder milk, onion,
garlic, pea and etc, the shopkeeper more added.
and arrested 6-villager from the village. As a result, villagers were
fleeing from the village to avoid the arrest and torture of Nasaka
personnel, said a local businessman.
camp. The Nasaka threatened to the villagers that they have to arrest
more than 100 villagers in upcoming. So the villages become
terrified, the businessman added.
between the Nasaka and Rohingya villagers to oppress and repress the
future of our Rohingya people.”