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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 army arrests and tortures an indigenous Marma man at Mahalchari

On 23 August 2006 Bangladesh Army of Bijitola zone arrested Mr. Sajai Marma, Chairman of Maischari Union in Mahalchari while he was returning home from Khagrachari district headquarter. Major Rashid of Bijitola and Lt. Colonel Kazi Samsul Haque of Mahalchari Zone interrogated and severely tortured him. Army forced him to sign on a white paper and released him at 11.00 pm.


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