Friday, April 26, 2013

Old man arrested, released later by BGB in Matiranga
News No. 42/2013, Friday, April 26, 2013

A 60-YEAR old Jumma villager was arrested by Border Guards Bangladesh during an overnight raid in Gomti Union under Matiranga Upazila of Khagrachari district, local sources said adding he was released after interrogation in the morning today.

On Thursday night (25 April), a group of BGB personnel from Khedachara camp raided the village of Takar Moni Para in Gomti Union and surrounded the house of Motin Kumar Tripura with the intention of arresting him.

However, he was not at home at that time. The BGB men then asked his wife and his father Japan Kumar Tripura whether there was any illegal weapons in their home and whether UPDF activists had visited them.

Later the BGB took Japan Kumar Tripura to their camp and detained him there until his release in the morning.

He was subjected to intense interrogation about his and his son’s relationship with the UPDF.

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