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Eight villagers arrested by police in Guimara

chtnews.com Saturday, November 18, 2017 Eight innocent Jumma villagers have been arrested from Ballyachari and Muslim Para in Guimara Upazila, Khagrachari district. The police arrested Mong Hla Pru Marma (27), Rui Chai Aung Marma (18), Anu Marma (20) and Mirosh Marma (20) from a tea shop at Ballyachari at 7 pm on Thursday, 16 November. Another four persons – Cholonto ... Read More »

Vigilante group formed by army in Khagrachari

chtnews.com Saturday, November 18, 2017 A vigilante group, similar to the now-defunct army-backed Borkha Party terrorist group in Laxmichari, has been formed in Khagrachari to counter the ever growing influence of the United Peoples’ Democratic Front (UPDF), a political party campaigning for full autonomy for the Chittagong Hill Tracts, Bangladesh. The formation of the group was announced at a press ... Read More »

College student arrested in Khagrachari

chtnews.com Tuesday, November 7, 2017 A COLLEGE student was arrested on Saturday night (4 November) in connection with the February 2017 gruesome murder of Eti Chakma in Khagrachari. A joint contingent of army and police led by M. M. Salauddin, additional superintendent of police, arrested Ripel Chakma, a student of Khagrachari Government College, from a house at Chinginala in Khagrachari ... Read More »

Late night search in a teacher’s house in Kaokhali

chtnews.com Monday, November 6, 2017 A RETIRED government primary school teacher’s house has been searched in Kaokhali in Rangamati district, according to sources. A group of army personnel conducted the search at Kochukhali in Kaokhali town on Sunday night (November 04), sources said. ‘The soldiers came at 2:30 and woke me up. Then they searched every room of my house,’ ... Read More »

UPDF member arrested in Laxmichari

chtnews.com Thursday, November 02, 2017 A member of the United People’s Democratic Front (UPDF) was arrested from a village in Laxmichari on Tuesday. According to saurces, a group of army personnel led by Captain Mehedi from Laxmichari zone raided a house in the village of Morachenge Mukh Para, two kilometers south of Laxmichari bazar, and arrested Amar Bikash Chakma, 35, ... Read More »

BGB destroys under-construction house in Ramgarh

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chtnews.com Tuesday, October 24, 2017 An under-construction house belonging to a Jumma villager was destroyed by Border Guard Bangladesh personnel in Ramgarh Upazila of Khagrachari district on Monday, 23 October. According to sources, a group of 19 BGB personeel led by Subeder Faizul from Khagrabil camp went to Gurukata village in Ramgarh Union No. 1 at 11 a.m. and destroyed ... Read More »

Two UPDF members arrested in Dighinala

chtnews.com Tuesday, October 24, 2017 TWO members of the United Peoples’ Democratic Front (UPDF) were arrested by army in Dighinala on Saturday, October 21. According to sources in UPDF, a group of army personnel from Dighinala cantonment raided Banchara Headman-para village at 2 a.m. and arrested the two UPDF activists – Bhrigu Ranjan Chakma alias Romesh, 60, and Amor Sindhu ... Read More »

Two PCP leaders kidnapped in Khagrachari

chtnews.com Monday, October 23, 2017 TWO leaders of the Hill Students’ Council, popularly known by its Bengali acronym PCP, were abducted by PCJSS-Reformist group at gun point from a medical centre in Khagrachari town on Sunday. Sohel Chakma, president of PCP Khagrachari Sadar Upazila unit, and Jewel Chakma, president of PCP Panchari Upazila unit, were receiving medical treatment at Life ... Read More »

DYF leaders kidnapped by PCJSS-Reformist, arrested by army in Panchari

chtnews.com Sunday, October 22, 2017 Four of the six Democratic Youth Forum members kidnapped by PCJSS-Reformist group in Panchari on Friday were handed over to the army, who sent them to jail after bringing false charges against them. The DYF leaders were kidnapped in three separate incidents, according to sources. Buddharam Tripura, 39, vice president of DYF Panchari unit and ... Read More »

Ex-UPDF member arrested in Kaokhali

chtnews.com Saturday, October 21, 2017 AN ex-UPDF member has been arrested in Kaokhali in Rangamati district in connection with a case his family members say was fabricated. Jagadish Dewan, 38, was on his way back home from Kaokhali bazar on Monday (16 October) when the police arrested him. The police said he was arrested in connection with a case filed ... Read More »