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Victim of Bangladesh Army Torture

On 4 August 2008 a group of Bangladesh army personnel led by Capt. Tanvir demanded few chickens from Buddhist villagers Mr. Tonchongya of Belaichari. When Mr. Tonchongya refused the Muslim soldiers of Bangladesh army blind folded him and tortured him resulting in the fracture of his right leg. Thereafter Tanvir forced the local village chief Anil Chandra Tonchongya and Doctor Priya Dorshi to sign a statement stating that Mr. Tonnyapu Tonchongya got his leg fractured while running away from the army.


Bangladesh joint forces arrest and torture PCJSS members in Khagrachari and Baghaichari

On 5 March 2007 the joint forces (Bangladesh army and police) arrested Mr. Balabhadra Chakma alias Pranjal was arrested from the house of Ms. Jarita Chakma (Central Member of PCJSS) at Mahajan Para in Khagrachari. Mr. Balabhadra Chakma is the Vice President of PCJSS of Dighinala branch. At first, the joint forces searched the house of Jarita Chakma. But they found nothing. However, they arrested Mr. Balabhadra Chakma from the house. The victim has been staying there for medical treatment. He was first taken to Khagrachari army zonal base and then handed over to Khagrachari police station.

On 5 March 2007 the joint forces arrested Mr. Manubha Ranjan Chakma, the President of PCJSS of Baghaichari branch. At first he was called by BDR (Bangladesh Rifles) zone commander to meet at his zone office on that day. He went to BDR zone to meet with the zone commander at 6.00 p.m. However, no sooner he reached the zone office, he was arrested by the BDR zone commander and next day (6 March) he was handed over to Baghaihat army zone under Dighinala cantonment in Khagrachari district. Bangladesh Army brutally tortured him. Bangladesh Army produced him before magistrate court in Khagrachari district on 7 March.


Sources:

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

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