ZYA May 25, 2016

Maungdaw – A Rohingya man was shot dead by two extremists at the village chairman office inside a Rakhine resettlement known as model village namely Su See Village under Pawei Chaung Village Tract, Maungdaw at around 10:00 am on 24 May 2016.

The man was identified as Kabir Ahmed son of Mohammad Siddue, 54, former chairman of Pawei Chaung Village Tract, Northern Maungdaw of Arakan State.

According to sources, while the victim, the former chairman and the current Rakhine chairman  were talking in the office of the latter, the two extremists came by motorbike holding guns, asked the latter to raise his hands up and fired the former six shots to death. Yet no any specific resources known forced him killed, the reason, and who the shooters are, whether they are Rakhines or local authorities.

Ahmed went to that office in response to the invitation of his colleague for a village meeting and discussion, the source added.

“There may be something secret that Ahmed was invited to the Rakhine Model Village and the extremists didn’t attack the Rakhine chairman while shooting the Rohingya man dead.” said a local on condition of anonymity.

The local police started investigation on the incident and further updates are to be known yet.

Pawei Chaung Village Office, where the incident took place.
Pawei Chaung Village Office, where the incident took place.