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Sujata Chakma
On 9 May 2012 Bangladesh army backed Muslim settlers raped and killed an indigenous Buddhist girl Miss. Sujata Chakma (11) daughter of late Mr. Jyotish Chandra Chakma and Ms. Mongala Devi Chakma of Ultachari area of Atarakchara union under Longadu sub-district in Rangamati district. The victim was a student of year 4 of Ultachari Government Primary School. Muslim settlers killed the girl by mutilating on the neck with a sharp weapon.

Bengali settlers abduct and rape an indigenous Marma girl in Kaukhali

On 17 April 2012, Muslim settlers abudcted and raped a 14-year old indigenous Marma girl from Kaukhali. On that day the victim went to Betbunia in Kaukhali to enjoy Sangrai water festival. During her way back home from Betbunia, a Muslim settler named Mohamed Sohel alias Solaiman (25) abducted the victim. Soon after abduction, victimís uncle Mr. Suila Mong Marma, a professional football player in Dhaka, informed local administration. Mohamed Motaleb, a member of ward no. 1 of Ghagra union under Kaukhali, assured victimís uncle to find out the victim and perpetrator. At a stage, they seized the victim along with Mohamed Sohel (25) from Maizdi area of Noakhali district on 20 April 2012 and handed over them to Kaukhali police station on 21 April. The victimís uncle Mr. Suila Mong Marma filed a case against Mohamed Sohel with Kaukhali police station under Women and Children Repression Prevention Act 2001. It is learnt that the victim lived with her uncle Mr. Suila Mong Marma at Kaukhali and is daughter of Ushaila Marma of Bortali village under Kalampati union in Kaukhali sub-district.


Sources:

Kapaeeng Foundation
(A Human Rights Organization for Indigenous Peoples of Bangladesh)
E-mail: kapaeeng.foundation@gmail.com, kapaeeng.watch@gmail.com
Web: www.kapaeeng.org

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