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Two UPDF members, 3 villagers arrested in Kudukchari

News No. 119/2008, June 28, 2008

Two members of the United People’s Democratic Front (UPDF) and three villagers have been arrested from Kudukchari under Rangamati district, sources said.

Sources in Rangamati said at about 10:30 a.m., military personnel from Kudukchari camp arrested Sadallya Chakma (25) s/o Bagya Chakma from his house in the village of Hazachari Purbo Para, while Kalatukya Chakma (21) s/o Bhupati Chakma and Rupa Moni Chakma (18) s/o Gollya Chakma of village Headman Para were arrested from the house of Amalendu Chakma, an ex-member of Ghilachari Union Council.

Both Kalatukya Chakma and Rupa Moni Chakma went there after hearing noises made by the army personnel.

Rupa Moni Chakma is a student of Rangamati Government College.

The soldiers also arrested two UPDF members. One of them has been identified as Jagot Chakma (30). The name of the other one could not be known.

All of them have been handed over to Rangamati police station.

The army personnel also searched the houses of UPDF members A P Chakma (45) and Tapan Chakma (38) in the village of Hazachari Purbo Para. After that, the soldiers took the wives of AP Chakma and Tapan Chakma to the R.P. check post at Kudukchari camp. However, they were released subsequently.

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