Sunday, September 14, 2014

UPDF activist arrested by army in Panchari
News No. 78/2014, Sunday, September 14,­ 2014

THE army arrested Ittukya Chakma alias Durjoy, 35, an activist of the United Peoples’ Democratic Front (UPDF, from Nalkaba area of Panchari Upazila on Saturday, 13 September.

The army arrested him at about 1pm when he was holding a meeting with the local people.


“A group of army personnel form Panchari zone surrounded the house where he was holding the meeting and arrested him,” a UPDF leader told


Durjoy was taken to Panchari zone where he was beaten severely.


Later he was handed over to the police and sent to Khagrachari jail. It is not immediately clear what charges have been brought against him.


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