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BGB destroys under-construction house in Ramgarh

22782219_532986023715113_1145175104_n 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 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 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 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 »

Army searches for UPDF activists, tortures innocent villagers in Alutila Saturday, October 21, 2017 TWO innocent villagers were beaten as the army searched for UPDF activists in the small hours today at Alutila Punorbashon area in Khagrachari district. One of the victims, Ruptai Tripura, 30, told ‘It was about 2:30 a.m. and was raining. I was awoken by barking sounds of the dogs. Then I heard someone was pushing ... Read More »

Ex-UPDF member arrested in Kaokhali 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 »

Eight Jummas including women arrested in Guimara Wednesday, October 18, 2017 A joint contingent of army and police personnel on Tuesday (October 10) arrested 8 Jumma people including five women during a search operation in Ballyachari under Guimara Upazila in Khagrachari district. According to villagers, a group of 40 – 50 army and police personnel led by Shahadat Hossain Titu, the Officer-in-charge of Guimara police station, ... Read More »

Three Jumma villagers tortured in Naniachar Wednesday, October 18, 2017 Three innocent Jumma villagers including a village head (Karbari) were tortured during military raids in several villages in Naniachar Upazila of Rangamati district. According to sources, on 7 October, at 9 a. m., hundreds of Bangladesh Army personnel from Khagrachari and Guimara regional camps carried out massive house searches in Forest Office area, Ataro Mile, ... Read More »