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    10-Rohingya detained in Maungdaw south

    Local NaSaKa officers 

    Maungdaw, Arakan
    State: Ten Rohingya villagers have been detained in the Nasaka’s custody of
    Aley Than Kyaw since April 21, said a local trader on condition of anonymity.
    “Burma’s border security force (Nasaka) arrested them from their village at
    night on that day after being conducted operation.”

    The arrestees have
    been identified as— Ayat Ullah (20), son
    of Rahim Ullah, Nasir Rahaman (17), son of Kafayed Ullah, Majibur Rahaman (25),
    son of Asadullah, Zahid Hussain (17), son of Dilu, Md. Yonus (30), son of Deni
    Islam, Khirul Amin (20), son of Antaz, Abdul Amin (15), son of Abdul Mazid,
    Rahamat Ullah (20), Moni Ullah, Zamal (15), son of Saley and Fazal.
      They all hailed from Dil Para village of Aley
    Than Kyaw village tract of Nasaka area No.7 under the Maungdaw Township.

    “Most of them are
    young villagers,” said a schoolteacher from the locality.

    According to
    villagers, a group of Nasaka personnel accompanied by some Natala villagers
    entered the said village tract at night at about 12:00 and one of them shouted
    that Natala villagers entered the village with long swords and guns.

    Hearing the voice,
    the villagers immediately went out from their homes and rushed to the gate of
    the village where they saw some Nasaka and Natala villagers were standing on
    the spot, a village elder said.

    At this moment, the
    Nasaka personnel arrested some Rohingyas villagers without giving any reason,
    but others could manage arrest of Nasaka. After arrest, they were severely
    tortured on the spot. It is a tactics to arrest the Rohingya villagers from
    their villages.

    However, they were
    brought to the Nasaka area No. 7 and detained in there. Nasaka has demanded
    Kyat 500,000 for their release, but the arrestees are not able to fulfill their
    demand. So, they have been detained and tortured in detention center of Nasaka
    camp, said relative of a victim preferring not to be named.

    An ex-chairman from
    Maungdaw south said,” It’s a tactic of Nasaka personnel to extort money and
    harass the Rohingya villagers by giving false allegation.

    “Burmese government
    still doesn’t care of international pressure,” said a politician inside Arakan.

    Source KPN: