News No.185/2015: Saturday, December 26, 2015
A 16-YEAR-OLD school girl was arrested by army on Saturday from Balyachari in Guimara of Khagrachari district, according to sources.
The army arrested Namita Chakma, a 10th grade student of Guimara High School, after they failed to arrest the participants of a rally organised by local UPDF unit in observance of its seventeenth founding anniversary.
“We were returning home after holding the rally at Balyachari Rubber Plantation No. 2 when the army chased us. But all of us ran away, and the soldiers picked up the girl from the road.” one of the participants told .
“We don’t know where she has been taken” he added.
Her father Rashik Kumar Chakma, a resident of Buddha Dhan Karbari Para, said he was fearing for her safety and well being and demanded that she be released immediately without harm.