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On 22 September 2012 Bangladesh army backed Muslim settlers attacked indigenous Buddhist people in Rangamati. When the indigenous people counter attacked in self defence Bangladesh army took side with the Muslim settlers. 76 indigenous people were injured and numerous indigenous properties were destroyed. Bangladesh army led by warrant office Mohamed Omar terrorized the indigenous people in Rangamati.

Bangladesh army and UPDF raid an indigenous village at Balukhali in Rangamati

On 14 November 2012 a group of Bangladesh army from Kharikkyong camp of Bondukbhanga with the support UPDF raided an indigenous village named Kandobachara under Balukhali union in Rangamati district. In this raid, valuables of two houses were ransacked.

On that day at around 1:00 pm a group of army of 24 Bengal from Kharikkyong camp led by Captain Paharat and Subedar Joynal and two UPDF cadres came to the Kandobachara village and raided the village. The army and UPDF cadres searched the houses of Balaram Chakma (47), a returnee PCJSS member and Sona Ratan Chakma (48), a villager. They rummaged through valuables of the houses and broke up the furniture.

Sources said that Balaram Chakma and Sona Ratan Chakma were not present at their home during the search, but their family members were present. The army abused the women, particularly wives of Balaram Chakma and Sona Ratan Chakma. Army falsely alleged against the villagers that they provide food and shelter to the terrorists. While the women were refusing allegation to provide food and shelter to the terrorists, the army tried to swear uttering the name of Almighty Allah!

At a stage, at about 5:00 pm the army and UPDF cadres left the village. The two UPDF cadres were identified as Rupayan Chakma (21) s/o Adi Ranjan Chakma from Masya Para of Bandukbhanga union and Shanta Chakma (22) s/o Fokira Chakma Buddigulo from Bhurbanya of Bandukbhanga union.


Sources:

PCJSS (Parbatya Chattagram Jana Samhati Samiti)
E-mail: pcjss.org@gmail.com, pcjss@hotmail.com
Website: pcjss-cht.org, ipdpcjss.wordpress.com

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