News No. 29/2013, Wednesday, March 06, 2013
THE army have prevented Jumma villagers from rebuilding a school in Pilabhanga village under Patachara Union of Ramgarh Upazila in Khagrachari district. The soldiers have seized building tools from them.
According to sources, the villagers of West Pilabhanga were reconstructing a pre-primary school today when a group of army personnel led by Lt. Rabbi from Sindukchari zone went there and seized the building tools.
The school was first built in 2007. Another report said the villagers had fled when they saw the army coming.
Prabhat Chandra Chakma told chtnews.com ‘We saw the army coming. We were afraid of them, so we stopped work and ran away.’
‘Then the army took our tools away.’ he added.