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Money Extortion By Military and Security Force Continues in Maung Daw

Money Extortion By Military and Security Force Continues in Maung Daw
September 01
17:41 2013

MYARF|RvisionTV News

September 2, 2013

Maung Daw, Arakan– On 29th August 2013, military personnel from battalion 352 located in the village of Laambaguna (Zamadat), Southern Maung Daw, beat three Rohingyas and extorted Kyat 100,000 from each of them.

On August 29, 2013, a few military personnel [from battalion 352 based in the a Rakhine village called Khaing Gyi of Laambaguna (Zamadat) village tract] arrested and tortured three Rohingya passers by. Later, they released the three Rohingyas having extorted Kyat 100,000 from each or Kyat 300,000 from all of them combined. The three Rohingyas are:

1) Kalimullah S/o Mohammed Shafi from the village of Zamadat

2) Mv Twahir S/o Hashim from the village of Dangah of Zamadat villge tract

3) Rahimullah S/o Hashim from the village of Dangah of Zamadat villge tract” said a villager.

“Military from the said battalion and Hlun Htein (Security Force) from Zamadat Cehckpoint always loot goods and livestocks from Rohingya shopkeepers and sellers at the Zawmadat market. They never make any payment. Besides, they extort money from Rohingya consumers at the market by means of posing threats. This is what we face daily” he continued.

Maung Daw

Zawmadat Village, Southern Maung Daw (Photo: Google Map)

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