Saturday, 12 November 2011

Two Madrasa (Religious school) heads summoned by Nasaka

Maungdaw, Arakan State: The principal and deputy principal of Parampuru (Minglagyi) Madrasa (Religious school) of Maungdaw Township were summoned again to the Nasaka area No.6 office  today over the renovation of Madrasa which the two religious school heads got bail on this allegation , said a local elder on condition of anonymity.

“The two Madrasa heads namely Maulana Abu Baker of Paung Zaar village and Maulana Jamil, hailed from Parampuru village were arrested by Major San Win Khine, the Commander of Nasaka area No.6 over the allegation that they had renovated the Madrasa after the recently storm which attacked Arakan State on October 19. Actually, the Madrassa was destroyed a little by the storm, where the Madrasa heads accompanied by Madrasa students renovated it themselves to continuous the classes.”

In Arakan State, Rohingya community is not allowed to renovate any house, Mosque, Madrasa, and even a cow shed without taking permission from concerned authority, said a local elder,

However, they were released on November 6, on bail, said a Madrasa teacher who denied to be named.

But, today, early in the morning, the two principals are called again to the Nasaka camp and asked them to pay Kyat 5 million as a donation to build a latrine in the Nasaka camp; otherwise, they will be arrested and detained in the camp.

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