Sunday, 31 May 2020

July 2009

Maungdaw, Arakan State: The ferry owners of a border crossing station, monitored by Burma’s border security force (Nasaka), are facing problems because they are having to pay yet again for their permit (bribe), said a ferry owner from Koetankauk village under Rathedaung Township.
Read more: Nasaka fleeces ferry owners in Nothern Arakan
Teknaf, Bangladesh: Forty nine Rohingya ethnic people from Burma were pushed back by the Bangladesh Rifles (BDR)   during the first week of July, according to BDR sources.
Read more: Forty nine Burmese nationals pushed back in July
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Teknaf, Bangladesh: A kilogram worth of heroin was seized by the Bangladesh Rifles (BDR) at the Whykong check-post near the Teknaf-Cox’s Bazaar highway on the Burma-Bangladesh border on July 5, according to the BDR sources.


Read more: Drugs seized near Burma-Bangladesh border
Teknaf, Bangladesh: The Teknaf land port has failed to reach the revenue target, which the National Board of Revenue (NBR) had set for the year 2008-09, said a source from the port.
Read more: Teknaf land port fails to reach revenue target
Maungdaw, Arakan State: Immigration Department officials along with Burma’s border security force (Nasaka ) will demolish some houses of the Rohingya following an order issued today in the village, said a member of the village authority.
Read more: Demolition orders on more than one house in Maungdaw