News No. 12/2014, Saturday, May 17, 2014
THE army arrested a UPDF activist and two Jumma youths from a remote village in Panchari, Khagrachari district in a predawn raid today, Saturday, and handed them over to the police, locals said.
After the arrest, the army placed three rickety guns in their hands and then photographed, eyewitnesses said.
According to sources, a group of army men led by Major Mehedi from Panchari zone raided the village of Prafulla Para near Matiranga border at 4am and arrested the three Jummas from a house.
The name of the owner of the house could not be known immediately.
The arrested UPDF activist, Sunil Bikash Tripura, 36, was sleeping in the house along with Suren Tripura, 24, son of Naba Kumar Tripura, and Mohen Tripura, 25, son of Milon Bhushan Tripura, when the arrest was made.
Suren and Mohen were also arrested in the raid. All three hail from Padmini village in Panchari Upazila.