Thursday, 18 July 2019

Teknaf, Bangladesh: Rohingya dead bodies were found by the police of Teknaf , near Dumdum Meah on August 18, said an officer from Teknaf police.

A dead body of Rohingya found in the Naf River Bank

 

30 Rohingyas who crossed the Naf River with small row boat which capsized and sank in the River on August 16 and dead bodies were found after capsized the boat till now, the officer said.  

"Three dead bodies have been rescued by the Teknaf police since capsizing the rowboat on August 16."

They dead bodies were sent to Cox’s Bazar government hospital for autopsy, said an aide of police.

According to sources, many victims of Rohingya have been missing in Naff river after boat sank. The boat capsized because of over loaded and it was also got heavy rain during crossing the Naff River.

They were illegally crossing the river to Burma from Bangladesh at night through the entry point of Zadimora under the Teknaf police station, said Mohamed Hasson, a village head member from Teknaf.

The Teknaf police arrested a trafficker on suspicion namely Nazir Hossain, son of Batha Meah of Zadimora under the Teknaf police station, Sarwar, a local said.