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Thomaching Marma
On 21 December 2012 Bangladesh army backed Muslim settlers raped and killed Thomaching Marma (14 year) of Baradulu village under Kaukhali. On that day she went to bring back family's cows from nearby forest. The Muslim settlers raped and killed the Buddhist girl when they found her alone in the forest.

Bengali settlers harass an indigenous Tripura girl in Bandarban

On 2 February 2013, a Muslim settler named Mohamed Salman s/o Mohammad Harun harassed an indigenous Tripura girl at Milanchari resort area of Bandarban district. The incident occurred during the demonstration and public gathering in support of the half-day strike of following day called by several indigenous and womenís organizations protesting increasing violence against women across the country and demanding arrest and punishment of rapists of 14-year old indigenous girl Thumaching Marma at Kaukhali upazila under Rangamati district.

The victimís family members said that the victim was returning home at Saingya Tripura Para under Bandarban municipality after finishing the classes at her college. At around 4.00 pm when she reached at Milanchari resort area of the Bandarban-Thanchi road, Mohamed Salman, a worker of private resort, suddenly grabbed her. The victim was finally able to free herself and fled away.

The matter was brought to the local public representatives. Commissioner of Bandarban municipality Mr. Habibur Rahman and member of union council Mr. Jagadish Tripura said that they were preparing for a arbitration on this matter. The perpetrator Mohamed Saman went absconding after this incident.


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