Rohingya Extorted 5300,000Ks By Battalion Commander, Maung Daw
A Rohingya religious person was arrested by a battalion commander over the false accusation of setting fire on Rakhines’ houses during 8th June riot and was severely tortured and extorted 5300,000Ks.
According to a student, on 21st Dec 2012, commander of the battalion temporarily settled in Kha Ye Myine village (Natala village) of Bagona village tract arrested Haji-Nur Mohamed s/o Dolilur Rahman over the false accusation of setting fire on the Rakhines’ houses in 8th June riot. The commander asked for money of 5000,000Ks from him, as he cannot afford such a big amount, he couldn’t pay immideate response. So, he was sent to police station where he was severely tortured. As the torturing was unbearable, the commander was paid 4500,000Ks. Then, the commander phoned to the police station to release Haji-Nur Mohamed. After that, police station released him extorting 800,000Ks saying it is for the police station, 4500,000Ks was for the commaner, not for them.