Monday, November 20, 2017

Ex UPDF member kidnapped in Dighinala
News No. 23/ 2017: Monday, November 20, 2017

A FORMER member of the United Peoples’ Democratic Front (UPDF) has been reportedly abducted by JSS-M. N. Larma faction in Dighinala.

The victim has been identified as Devashish Chakma from Gongaram Chodogichara village under Sajek Union of Rangamati district.

According to his family sources, Mr Chakma was going to visit his sister at Headman Para in Dighinala, but as soon as he reached Dighinala station, the JSS M. N. Larma faction, popularly known as Reformists, kidnapped him.

He has not been traced ever since.


Sunday, November 19, 2017

Army conducts house searches in Gorgojjyachari
News No. 22/ 2017: Sunday, November 19, 2017

THE army has conducted house-to-house searches in Gorgojjyachari village under Khagrachari Sadar Upazila, according to sources.

Two villagers were also detained but were released after a brief interrogation, sources added.

A group of army personnel led by Lt. Col. Mostaq Ahmed from Mohalchari zone conducted the searches early in the morning today.

The houses searched belong to Sukhomoy Chakma (65), Roza Dewan (60), Newton Chakma (40), Modaram Chakma (47) (he is a former member of the Bangladesh Army), Sonaram Chakma (45), Bosonto Chakma (45), Mojendra Chakma (46) and Chega Chakma (45).

The soldiers detained Jibon Chakma (39) and Prodotta Chakma during the search and asked them about yesterday’s ‘clash’ between two Jumma groups at Kamalchari.

They were released later.


Two minor boys beaten by army in Matiranga
News No. 21/ 2017: Sunday, November 19, 2017

TWO teenage boys have been tortured in Matiranga for putting up posters on the 24th anniversary of Naniachar massacre.

A group of army personnel from Matiranga zone went to Purbo Khedachara Kumar Karbari Para village under Belchari Union No. 5 at 8:30 a.m. today and beat up Ruti Tripura (12) son of Taindu Tripura and Dilu Tripura (18) son of late Khonno Mohan Tripura at Bachchu’s teashop.

About 36 Jummas were killed in Naniachar massacre on 17 November 1993.

The poster was published in commemoration of this gruesome incident.

SSC examinee tortured by army in Naniachar
News No. 20/ 2017: Sunday, November 19, 2017

AN SSC examinee has been tortured after the army raided their house in Naniachar in Rangamati district. (SSC stands for Secondary School Certificate)

According to eyewitnesses’ accounts, a group of army personnel led by a captain (he took his name badge off his uniform) from Naniachar zone raided Borpulpara village under Sabekyong Union at 8:30 p.m.

Two PCP leaders assaulted by JSS-MN Larma in Dighinala
News No. 19/ 2017: Sunday, November 19, 2017

 TWO leaders of the Hill Students’ Council, a front organization of the UPDF, have been injured when they came under attack by members of the Jana Samhati Samiti (M. N. Larma), better known as Reformists, in Dighinala, Khagrachari district.

Terrorists kidnap two UPDF activists, one supporter in Khagrachari
News No. 18/ 2017: Sunday, November 19, 2017

THE army-backed Nobyo Mukhosh Bahini terrorists kidnapped two UPDF activists and one of their supporters in Khagrachari on Saturday, 18 November.

The abducted UPDF members have been identified as Upo Tripura, 31, son of Hiroda Tripura of village Nilodhan Para under Logang Union and Gorrikko Chakma son of Bizu Ram Chakma of village Okkoy Para under Panchari Sadar Union.

Saturday, November 18, 2017

Nobyo Mukhosh Bahini leader beats motorbike driver
News No. 17/ 2017: Saturday, November 18, 2017

THE Nobyo Mukhosh Bahini leader, Tapan Jyoti Chakma aka Borma, physically assaulted a motorbike driver to the full view of the public for refusing to speak to him.

The incident took place at 4 p. m. on Friday, 17 November at T & T Market in Naniachar of Rangamati district.