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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.

Bangladesh army arrest 2 indigenous men in Zurachari

On 19 April 2020, a group of 10 Bangladesh army personnel Jurachhari army camp and 6 police members led by Warrant Officer Anowar arrested 2 indigenous villagers from the Ward No. 2 of Banjogichhara Union in Jurachari, Rangamati district. The victims are identified as Shanti Ratan Chakma (35) s/o late Nokbilash Chakma and Padmadhar Chakma (50), s/o late Hiramon Chakma.

While the family members asked about the reason for the arrest, the army and policemen could not provide a specific reason. However, members of the army-police said they could arrest anyone under Section 54.


Sources:

Hill Voice
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