Thursday, 28 May 2020

Rathedaung, Arkan State:  A prisoner died in Akyab jail (Sittwe) in the capital of Arakan State on April 19 deprived of proper treatment.

He was identified as Azizullah (30) son of Abul Hussain from Zu Pyin of Rathedaung Township, Arakan State, said a relative of the victim.


He had an enmity with Abul Hair of the same villager for three years. So, he filed a case in the Rathedaung police station against Azizullah. However, Azizullah was living elsewhere to evade arrest but was arrested by police in January 2007.


Later, he was transferred to Akyab jail from Rathedaung police station. He was suffering from fever but did not get proper medical treatment. On April 19, he died in Akyab jail, said a relative of the victim.


His body was not handed over to his relatives and buried in Akyab city.