One injured in Hlun Htein attack, 30 others to be 'arrested'

April 7, 2017

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Maungdaw- Hlun Htein entered Shab Bazar in northern Maungdaw and assaulted a villager. They also threatened to arrest 30 more men from the area whom they said were involved in suspicious activities.

On Wednesday, around 50 personal surrounded the neighbourhood of Ke Ke Ya from all sides. They entered all the houses and checked their names against the family list. At this point, they arrested a man named Abdu Shukkur for no apparent reason. He was taken to the camp and brutally beaten up.

Shukkur was rushed to the hospital but has since been released. Local sources however say his condition remains critical.

 On Thursday, the Hlun Htein went back to the village and said they have a list of 30 people involved in suspicious activities. The list included school students and other educated people.

A tense atmosphere is prevailing in the area.