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Ponemala Tripura killed by Bengali settlers

On the night between 3-4 September 2009, Bangladesh army backed Muslim settlers killed Ponemala Tripura (50) wife of Bhibishan Tripura at Sindukchari under Mahalchari. The villagers recovered her dead body from their farm in the morning of 4 September 2009. She had a land dispute with the Muslim settlers.


Pro-government group tries to kidnap 2 indigenous villagers in Laxmichari

On 31 October 2005 a pro-government group tried to kidnap a shopkeeper named Mr. Sathowai Marma (50) s/o Thowai Prue Aung Marma and a villager named Mr. Aungsui Thowai Marma s/o Pathowai Marma of Dulyachari under Laxmichari in Khagrachari. But failed to do so as the villagers rushed there to rescue him while they shouted. Failing to kidnap, the gun men opened fire upon the indigenous villagers indiscriminately. But they narrowly escaped. It is mentionable that the pro-government miscreants demanded a heavy amount of tolls from Sathowai Marma in April 2005. As he failed to pay it, the pro-government extortionists tried to kidnap him.


Sources:

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

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