Myanmar BGP Try to Arbitrarily Extort Money from a Rohingya Man

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By July 10, 2014 19:10

By MYARF ׀ Friday, July 11, 2014

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Maungdaw, Arakan State: Myanmar Border Guard Police (BGP) threatens a Rohingya man in northern Maungdaw for ransom amount of Kyat 50,000 for holding charity event, says a local source.  

Entrance to Kyein Chaung village in northern Maungdaw originally known as Bawli Bazaar (Photo: MYARF/Rohingya Vision)

Entrance to Kyein Chaung village in northern Maungdaw originally known as Bawli Bazaar (Photo: MYARF/Rohingya Vision)

The victim is identified to be U Islam (son of) Mohammed Hussein hails from Kyein Chaung village also known as Bawli Bazaar in northern Maungdaw. He, with some money received from local donators, threw a charity event by slaughtering a goat worth Kyat 100,000 to feed the poor people in the village.

“U Islam, on June 4, slaughtered a goat to feed people. He is a poor man. He did so with the donations from some local Rohingya donators. However, BGP arrived on the subsequent day to demand ransom money of Kyat 50,000, from him within three days of the demand made, for slaughtering the goat without permission or license.

Since he’s unable to pay the money, he had to go into hiding to escape the arbitrary arrests by the BGP” said a local of the village declining to be named.

“The group of licensees for slaughtering animals is:

1)     Idiris (son of) Jalal Abbas

2)     Araff (son of) Hussain

3)     Abul Bashar (son of) Abdullah

4)     Abdu Shukkor (son of) Bitir Ahmed

And U Islam slaughtered the animal without permission because the village administrator said that a permission for slaughtering animals would not be required if they were meant for charity events” he added.

In Myanmar, Rohingya people need permission -obtainable only with a certain amount of money- to slaughter animals except for chickens.

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