Thursday, August 06, 2015

Army, settlers try to grab land in Ramgarh

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News No. 122/2015: Thursday, August 6, 2015

THE Bengali settlers and the army on Wednesday attempted to grab land belonging to Jumma people and set up a mosque and army camp in Ramgarh, Khagrachari.

According to local sources, a group of army personnel from Manikchari sub zone and a group of 30-40 Bengali settlers went to North Halfchari, about three kilometrs south-east of Manikchari Upozila headquarters, and tried to build a mosque on 2 acres of land belonging to Tuio Marma (25) son of Apruchi Marma and an army camp on 6 acres of land belonging to Sadhon Chakma (25) son of Sumati Chakma.

They began building the mosque and the camp at 10 a. m. but the Jumma villagers dismantled the structure in the afternoon after the army had the army and settlers had left.

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