Thursday, 28 May 2020

Rathedaung, Arakan State, Burma: Money being earned by Rohingyas’ in foreign countries is finding its way into the pockets of Burma’s border security force (Nasaka) in Arakan State, according to our reporter.

A Rohingya, Ruhul Amin (35), son of Mohamed Hussain of Aggri village, Rathedaung Township came back to his native village from Malaysia on June 15, with his earnings after living there for four years.
On July 3 night, after learning of his return some Nasaka personnel from a nearby camp went to Amin’shouse. He was arrested and brought to the Nasaka camp.
He was detained in the Nasaka camp for there days. However, he was released after paying Kyat 300,000 to a Nasaka officer, said a close relative of Ruhul Amin.
Last month, in Arakan State, Nasaka extorted money from the parents and relatives of those who are now working in foreign countries.