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Sexual assault victim of Lama Victim of Lama
On 30 July 2011 Bangladesh army backed Muslim settlers sexually assaulted a 15 years old indigenous Buddhist girl in Lama of Bandarban district. The settlers attacked the indigenous people who went there to rescue the girl. The Muslim settlers murdered 3 indigenous Buddhist people.

Bengali settlers kill 3 indigenous villagers and sexually assault an indigenous girl in Lama, Bandarban

On 30 July 2011 at around 12 noon Muslim settlers killed 3 indigenous Marma villagers at Siletuya Paea of Rupashi union under Lama upazila (sub-district) in Bandarban district. The Marma villagers were trying to save a young Marma woman from getting raped by the Muslim settlers. The victims were identified as-

  1. Mr. Aung Sha U Marma (70)
  2. Ms. Hla Powang Prue Marma (40 years) and
  3. her minor son Mong Nue Ching Marma (5 years).

On that day 5 Muslim settlers sneaked into a farm house in the village at noon and grabbed 15 year-old girl of Ms. Hla Powang Prue Marma and Mr. Mongchasa Marma, working in the farm house, and tried to rape her. As the girl cried out for help, Aung Sha U Marma and Hla Powang Prue Marma went to the spot. The minor boy followed them. The miscreants attacked and killed them when they were trying to save her. The miscreants also killed the minor boy. The girl who was molested was admitted at Bandarban district hospital.


Kapaeeng Foundation
(A Human Rights Organization for Indigenous Peoples of Bangladesh)

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