Wednesday, 03 June 2020

January 2008

Teknaf, Bangladesh: The Bangladesh Rifles (BDR) seized birth control tablets worth about Taka 2.1 million on January 11, from Ledha village in Nila union under Teknaf upazila of Cox's Bazaar district. The pills were en route to Burma, a source close to BDR said. 
Read more: BDR seizes birth control pills en route to Burma
Kyauktaw, Arakan State: On December 10, the special anti-corruption committee named "Mondine (Storm) Operation" scrutinized the Military Operation Command (MOC) No. 9. They found that a lot of acres of land seized from villagers without any record, according to official sources in Nasaka - Burma's Border Security Force.
Read more: Mondine Operation scrutinizes MOC No. (9) in Kyaktaw
Maungdaw, Arakan State: The entry and exit of the border-trade route in Maungdaw and Buthidaung townships and other government departments in Arakan State are being examined since January first week by a special inquiry committee from Rangoon, according to an aide of the Nasaka (Burma's border security force).
Read more: Special inquiry committee for government departments in Arakan
Teknaf, Bangladesh: About 200 metric tons of rice from Burma arrived at Bangladesh’s Teknaf land port on January 10, on board cargo ships after the two neighboring countries agreed to export rice from Burma to Bangladesh, sources said.
Read more: 200-tons of Burmese rice arrive in Teknaf land port
Maungdaw, Arakan State: Natala (model) villagers looted rice from Burma’s Border Security Force (Nasaka) on January 7, according to sources.
Read more: Natala villagers loot rice from Nasaka