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Alpana Chakma
On 28 April 2012 Bangladesh army backed Muslim settlers raped and robbed an indigenous Buddhist Ms. Alpana Chakma (45) wife of Kaladhan Chakma of Jarulchara village of Longadu in Rangamati district. The victim was seriously wounded and admitted to Rabeta hospital in Longadu in senseless condition.

On 25 April 2012, Muslim settlers raped an indigenous Tripura woman (age 40) with speech disability at Kiran Master Para of Matiranga, Khagrachari district. The victim from Babu Para of Matiranga went to the house of her uncle Kiran Tripura, a teacher of Apurna Mahajan Para Primary school. On that day, Kiran Tripura and his family were away to attend his father-in-law’s funeral in another village.

2 Muslim settlers named Oli Ahmed (38) son of Abdul Matin and Zinnat Ali (35) son of Abdul Aziz, both of them from West Gorgoria Chouddhagram had gone to the house of Kiron Tripura and finding victim alone, dragged her forcibly to nearest jungle and raped her there. Victim’s father Tirtho Kumar Tripura is a poor jum cultivator. No case was filed with the police so far. However, it is learnt that the Muslim settlers are trying hard to settle the issue through mediation.


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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