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Bengali settlers raped an indigenous Jumma girl in Fatikchari
On 5 June 2012 a 12-year
old indigenous Tripura girl was raped by two Bengali settlers at
Baladhuram Para of Taindong union under Fatikchari upazila
(sub-district) in Chittagong district.
It is learnt that, on
that day, the parents of the victim went to Koiyachara tea estate to collect ration
while the victim was alone at home, which is located at Baladhuram Para of Taindong
union under Fatikchari upazila. Finding alone her at around 6.00 pm,
truck driver Md. Ramzan (35) and helper Md. Hasan raped the victim.
Hearing crying of the victim, villagers rushed there and rescued the
No case was filed so
far. Rapists threatened to the parents of the victim to compromise the
matter and not to lodge any case. Jaliram Tripura is poor tea labourer.
On the same day, Bengali settlers attempted to rape another 16 year old Jumma girl in Rangamati. Following is the news from Kapaeeng foundation:
Bengali settlers in Rangamati attempted to rape an indigenous Chakma girl
On 5 June 2012, a 16-year
old Chakma girl was attempted to rape by four Bengali settler youths at the
area of Munsi Abdur Rob Monument (on Rangamati-Chittagong road) of
Manikchari under Rangamati sadar upazila in Rangamati district.
It is learnt that, on
that day around 11.00 am, the victim went to Rangamati Women College to
submit admission form for 1st year of higher secondary course. After
submission of her admission form at college, she contacted her
father Mr. Jyoti Chakma over cell phone. As her father asked her to come
at Banarupa, she came at main road in front of the office of the
Superintendent of Police of Rangamati district to take auto-rickshaw.
At that time an
auto-rickshaw carrying four Bengali youths reached there and she got
into this auto-rickshaw. Soon after getting the auto-rickshaw, she was
compelled by Bengali youths to sit at the middle seat of the
auto-rickshaw. Then the Bengali youths held her mouth and hair tight so
that she cannot shout and move, then the auto-rickshaw was taken
directly to the area of Munsi Abdur Rob Monument on Rangamati-Chittagong
road). Then the Bengali youths forcefully took her at the jungle near
Ejor restaurant of Munsi Abdur Rob Monument and attempted to rape her
there. However, the culprits fled sensing presence of some Jumma youths
who went there to see Munsi Abdur Rob Monument.
(A Human Rights Organization for Indigenous Peoples of Bangladesh)