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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 tortures 5 Chakma men at Naniachar

On 6 May 2008 Captain Shamim and Subedar Abdul Kashem from Naniachar zone tortured 5 Chakma men at Naniachar. The Chakmas came to Morachengi Primary School to be enlisted as voters. The voters stood in long queue in the simmering summer heat. The army personnel used abusive and racist language against the indigenous voters. Some indigenous people protested at such rude behaviour of the army. But the army personnel became furious for daring to protest and beat up five Chakma voters. The victims were identified as

  1. Bir Ranjan Chakma (30)
  2. Shanti Ranjan Chakma (35)
  3. Maya Dhan Chakma (22)
  4. Ms. Kalabi Chakma (35)
  5. Kalamua Chakma (28)


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