Tuesday, 07 July 2020

Buthidaung, Arakan State: An Arakanese Rohingya girl was raped by Nasaka (Burma’s border security force) personnel on the first week of January 2010, according to sources from Buthidaug Township.

At about 3 am, a Nasaka personnel and the in charge of outpost of Oo Hla Pe, Doctor Thein Win, went to the village and entered her house forcibly and raped her, the source said.
The victim was identified as 18 year old Sakina (not real name) daughter of Nur Begum ( Not real name) from Oo Hla Pe in Buthidaung Township. She lives with her old mother. Her father died earlier, a trader from the village said.
After rape, she was unconscious for three hours. Her mother could not complain to the authorities for fear of torture by Nasaka personnel, the trader said.
Later, a neighbouring daily worker Md. Alam (35), advised the victim’s mother to complain to the authorities that it was the Nasaka outpost in charge ,Doctor Thein Win who raped the girl, said an elder from said village.
On being informed, the Nasaka officer went to village and caught Alam and his wife and severally beat them up and tortured them in the Oo Hla Pe out post. The wife and husband were kept in stocks for a day. Later, they were released after being warned by Nasaka, the elder said.
However, no action has been taken against the Nasaka officer till the reporting.