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On 17 April 2011 Bangladesh army backed Muslim settlers attacked the indigenous Buddhist people at Ramgarh leaving at least 2 indigenous people dead and scores injured and missing. The aim of the attack was to drive out the indigenous Buddhists and grab their land. The indigenous victims live in open ground after their homes were burnt down by the Muslim settlers.

Bengali settlers burn down indigenous Buddhist houses in Fatikchari

On 14 January 2016, Muslim settlers burn down 7 indigenous houses at Sarkari Dheva village in Fatikchari.

Muslim settlers from Kanchanpur were instigated and abated by the officials of the BRAC-run Karnaphuli Tea Estate, who claimed the lands of Sarkari Dheva to be owned by the tea estate.

Over 100 Muslim settlers led by Illius Ahmmed carried out the attack at 2:15pm, and they burnt down 7 indigenous houses and robbed and vandalized 8 others. Illius Ahmmed is the manager of the tea estate.

Some police personnel from Fatikchari Police Station were also present during the attack, but they did nothing to prevent the attackers.

The burnt down houses belong to-

  1. Dev Kumar Chakma (45)
  2. Amit Kumar Chakma (30)
  3. Gyana Chakma (27)
  4. Amar Jyoti Chakma (23)
  5. Lintu Chakma (35)
  6. Babullya Chakma (45)
  7. Suresh Chakma (30)

The robbed and vandalized houses belong to-

  1. Buddha Moni Chakma (65)
  2. Santu Chakma (30)
  3. Morochcho Chakma (35)
  4. Lengu Chakma (40)
  5. Kengera Chakma (30)
  6. Junath Chakma (45)
  7. Sujendra Chakma (35)
  8. Basanta Chakma (32)

Sources:

chtnews.com

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