10-Year-Old Rohingya Girl Raped By Myanmar’s Border Guard Police In Mie Taik Village
October 29, 2016
Maungdaw, Arakan – A Rohingya girl who is just 10-year-old was raped by Myanmar’s Border Guard Police in Mie Taik village tract in Taung Pyo Lat Wel sub-Towship in Maungdaw district.
On October 27th 2016 a Ten-year-old Rohingya girl, whose identity is being withheld, from Ye Aung Chaung hamlet of Mie Taik village tract was tending to cattle in a field outside of the hamlet. At the same time three Border Guard Police were patrolling near the field while the Rakhine State Chief Minister U Nyi Pu was passing through the village on his way to Sittwe.
When the Border Guard Police saw her they reportedly detained her and raped her. While one of the police was raping the girl another child who was also tending the cattle saw the incident and yelled for help from the other villagers. When the child was yelling the villagers stopped an left.
The BGP appeared to plan a gang rape, and one villager said they thought if they had done so the girl would have died from injury as result.
The Myanmar Army and BGP have committed many crimes against humanity since three Border Guard Police outposts were attacked on October 9th. Recently the Rakhine State Chief Minister and other Ministers from Maungdaw visited north Maungdaw and had meetings with Rakhine villagers and other officials, but did no Rohingya were invited to meet with them.
Report contributed by Rohingya Eye.