News No. 32/2018 : Thursday, March 15, 2018
AN ATTEMPT of the army-backed vigilantes to kidnap an activist of the United Peoples’ Democratic Front (UPDF) failed as the villagers resisted them in Guimara Upazila under Khagrachari district.
The incident took place on Tuesday, March 13. According to sources, a group of eight vigilantes led by Aongyo Marma mounting four motorbikes went to Kukichara Marma Para, about 4 kilometers east of Guimara Upazila headquarters and tried to kidnap Zhimit Chakma, 40, from a tea shop there.