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Banned drugs entering country from Burma ahead of Festival

Teknaf, Bangladesh: Banned drugs like— Phensidyl, Yaba and heroin— are entering the country almost every day from the neighboring country – Burma – ahead of Festival, according to a businessman from Teknaf preferring not to be named for security reason.

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Villagers tortured by Hluntin in Maungdaw

Maungfaw, Arakan state: Villagers were severely tortured by Hluntin from Maungdaw north on July 22, as the villagers refused to participate in population data collection, said Salay from the village.

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Clashes between police and villagers in Maungdaw

Maungdaw, Arakan State: A clash between police and villagers was occurred yesterday at Maungdaw north as police forcibly took away beef from the villagers, Dilu, a villager said from the locality.

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Fresh fish shortage in Maungdaw

Maungdaw, Arakan State: Maungdaw people are facing shortage of fresh fish in the market since last week, said Zakariya, an elder from Maungdaw.

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Block admin officer harassing villagers for sentry money

Maungdaw, Arakan State:  The number two block administration officer – U Yousuf – is harassing  the villagers for sentry money which he runs  four sentry posts with hiring people monthly basis, said Halim, Human Rights Watchdog  from Maungdaw.

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Robbed Taka 280,000 from a refugee in Nayapara camp

Teknaf, Bangladesh:  Robbers robbed Taka 280,000 from a refugee in Nayapara registered refugee camp on July 23, night, said a refugee leader named Anu Meah.

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Ten Rohingya pushed back to Burma

Teknaf, Bangladesh: Ten Rohingyas were arrested and pushed back to Burma by Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) on July 22, Kamal, a local from Teknaf town said.

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