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Ruikrashu Marma

On 4 December 2007 Bangladesh army backed Muslim settler raped indiegnous Buddhist girl Miss Ruikrashu Marma (10) when she was going to school in Ramgarh of Khagrachari district. Indigenous women and girls in CHT are in constant threat of rape.

Bengali settler attempts to rape a 13 year old indigenous girl at Nalkata in Baghaichari

On 23 June 2008 about 8 am, Miss. Ruma Chakma (13) of Nalkata, Baghaichari went to a nearby stream to fetch water. An unidentified settler (35 to 40 years of age) grabbed her and attempted to rape her. As she screamed for help, the settler struck her with his machete leaving a few centimeters deep cut-wound in her right elbow. The settler had run away before the villagers reached the scene. The girl could not tell his name. Ruma Chakma was then admitted to Baghaihat Health Complex.


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