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Bangladesh army, the proctector of Muslim settlers

On 22 September 2012 Bangladesh army backed Muslim settlers attacked indigenous Buddhist people in Rangamati. When the indigenous people counter attacked in self defence Bangladesh army took side with the Muslim settlers. 76 indigenous people were injured and numerous indigenous properties were destroyed. Injured UP Chairmen demanded justice and peace when Maj. General Shabbir GOC of Chittagong visited them at Combined Military Hospital at Rangamati Cantonment.


Bangladesh army detain and torture 2 indigenous people in Kaptai

Bangladesh army and UPDF staged the foreigner hostage drama in the CHT. It is notable that both Bangladesh army and UPDF are very keen to keep the army in CHT. UPDF will get supports and shelter from Bangladesh army and army authority can make instability of the CHT situation through the terrorist activities of the UPDF in order to justify their presence. So, it will serve the interests of both parties. Now, after the end of the hostage drama on 17 March 2001, Bangladesh army started operation throughout the CHT in the name of searching miscreants.

On 9 May 2001 at 2.00 am a group of 14 Bangladesh army men (EBR) led one Subeder from S. Ben Camp under Island army zone in Kaptai conducted an operation at Dhulyatali and Jibtali areas under Kaptai subdistrict. In this operation, the army surrounded four houses including the house of Secretary of JSS Jibtali branch Mr. Swapan Kumar Chakma. They arrested the following PCP members from their home. They were handed over to Island camp. The victims are:

  1. Mr. Dipankar Chakma (16) s/o Smriti Bhushab Chakma
  2. Mr. Sunirmal Dewan (18) s/o Jyotirmoy Dewan

Sources:

PCJSS (Parbatya Chattagram Jana Samhati Samiti)
E-mail: pcjss.org@gmail.com, pcjss@hotmail.com
Website: pcjss-cht.org

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