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Ex-UPDF member arrested by army in Kudukchari

Hill Watch Human Rights Forum
NEWS No. 55/2007, December 03, 2007

On 1 December 2007, army personnel from Kudukchari bazaar camp under Rangamati district arrested Chironjeeb Chakma, an ex-member of the United People’s Democratic Front, a political party of the indigenous Jumma people campaigning for full autonomy for the Chittagong Hill Tracts region of Bangladesh.

Mr. Chakma was arrested from Bot-toli, about 300 yards from the camp, at 8 a.m. when he was returning from the house of his father-in-law in the village of Naranchara. He hails from southern CHT district of Bandarban.

He was immediately taken to the camp and tortured.

He has not been handed over to the police till the writing of this report at 7 p.m. today, 3 December.

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