Myanmar Police Arrest And Torture Four Rohingyas On False Accusations That Rohingyas Torched MRCS And UNHCR Office
|Taung Pyo Lat Wal Police Station|
April 14, 2014
Taung Pyo Lat Wal – Today afternoon police torched the office building of MRCS and UNHCR in Taung Pyo Lat Wal in Maungdaw district. After the fire stopped four Rohingyas were arrested and inhumanely tortured, according to locals.
After stopping the fire of MRCS and UNHCR office in Taung Pyo Lat Wal sub-township at 2 pm, departmental officials, ward administrators and ward in-charges came and see the situation. Then military, police and departmental officials accused that the building was set fire by local Rohingyas. After that they arrested Four Rohingyas – (1) Ward 1 in-charge Noor Husson, (2) Ward 2 in-charge Abdullah, (3) Ward 5 administrator Dildar Ahmed and (4) Ten Households head Abdul Karim from Ward 2. Firstly they were brought to Agriculture office and hardly beaten up by the officials, police and army men. They were then brought to the police station lockup and again inhumanely beaten. Ten Households head Abdul Karim from Ward 2 was released in the late evening.
He said that the remaining three are in very serious condition after they have been tortured several times. He added that he believes that Ward 1 in-charge Noor Husson is believed to have died now as his situation was the most worst among remaining three.
As of now the three Rohingyas are not in the police station lockup and nobody knows their whereabouts. The families of the three Rohingyas searched the hospital but they didn’t find them.