Another raid in Ta Mi, four arrested and tortured, many injured in beatings

March 26, 2017

Buthidaung- Four Rohingya men were arrested and tortured by joint forces in Ta Mi, Buthidaung. 

Shortly after Friday midnight, on the start of Saturday, forces from 552 battalion, along with police and Hlun Htein personal from their Kyan Taung base entered the village tract and started entering Rohingya homes and severely beating the male inhabitants. Many were severely injured in the assault.

Four men were taken away. Local sources allege they are under intense torture in custody. No reason has been given for their arrest. 

A tense situation is prevailing in the entire area. 

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