8 detained with arms for killing Rohingyas in Ukhiya
Published: 03:14 PM, 23 October 2021
Photo: Daily Bangladesh
The APBN police have so far arrested eight people in connection with the killing of six people in miscreants attack at Darul Ulum Nadwatul Ulama al-Islamiyah Madrasa in a Rohingya camp in Ukhiya, Cox’s Bazar.
“They were detained during a raid at a Rohingya camp on Friday night,” said APBN Superintendent of Police Shihab Kaiser.
Earlier on Friday, a Rohingya named Jasim was detained with a firearm and ammunition.
Shihab Kaiser said on Saturday morning that the Rohingya camp was raided overnight on Friday. However, he did not immediately disclose the identities of the detainees.
A case has still not been lodged with the Ukhiya police station yet in the incident of killing people in the Rohingya camp.
The APBN captain further said that the Namaz-e-Janaza and the burial of the slain madrasa teachers and students have been completed at midnight on Friday.
On Friday morning, Rohingya miscreants attacked the Darul Ulum Nadwatul Ulama al-Islamiyah Madrasa, located in the H block of Rohingya Camp No. 18 in Balukhali, and the madrasa teachers and students took refuge in a nearby mosque. However, the miscreants killed two who took refuge in the mosque.
Earlier, police said there was a “clash-over-dominance” between the two groups in the camp, but later APBN police confirmed the attack at the madrasa.
Shihab Kaiser said Rohingya miscreants attacked the madrasa around 4 am on Friday. Four FDMN members were killed in the attack. Upon learning the incident, the police personnel of Mainarghona Police Camp-12 immediately rushed to the spot and rushed the injured to the hospital for treatment. Two more died while undergoing treatment.
Police were able to arrest one of the attackers with a bullet-loaded one-shooter gun, six rounds of ammunition and a knife.
In the incident, the police members of Mainarghona Police Camp-12 have been conducting block raids in the camp and the surrounding areas.
Besides, 14 APBN police arrested another terrorist on suspicion of being involved in the murder of Rohingya leader Mohib Ullah, however, the police have not confirmed his identity yet. Earlier, five more people were arrested in connection with the Mohib Ullah murder.