Maungdaw, Arakan State: Officers from Burma’s border security force, Nasaka arrested trustee members of a mosque in Nanda Khali village last week for repaving the flooring without permission from concerned authorities, said a local religious leader on condition of anonymity.
Read more: Trustees arrested for unauthorized mosque repairs
Maungdaw, Arakan State: A young Rohingya man died on November 27 after falling from a tree while he was cutting wood for officers from Burma’s border security force, Nasaka, said a relative of the victim.
Read more: Boy falls to his death cutting wood for Nasaka
Teknaf, Bangladesh: A registered Rohingya refugee from Nayapara camp was arrested by camp security officers on November 27 over allegations of illegally leaving the camp to go fishing, said one camp resident.
Maungdaw, Arakan State: Officers from Burma’s border security force, Nasaka have been coercing villagers in Maungdaw Township to work on a road project along the Burma-Bangladesh border fence area in greater numbers following national elections earlier this month, said a village leader on condition of anonymity.
Read more: Forced labor reports rise after elections
Teknaf, Bangladesh: Officers from the Bangladesh Rifles (BDR) arrested a suspected drug smuggler for carrying about 20,000 yaba or methamphetamine tablets from Maungdaw to Shapuri Dip on November 27, according to a local official who refused to be named.
Read more: Huge Yaba seized in Shapuri Dip