Traffic police have been torturing the Rohingya vehicle owners by extorting money unlawfully on different accusations for about two years. Mostly Rohingya people use buses, motorcycles and trishaws necessarily to go for shopping and treatment in Thakke Prang village tract where people cannot go on foot for distance.
From 20, August 2016, military police and traffic police have been
accelerating the extortion of money form Rohingya, who go to Thakke
Prang from different places by vehicles, on accuse of baseless and
unacceptable issues which make the people boring leading to hardship for
The authorities extort 30 thousands to 50 thousands Kyats per one
vehicle. If anyone refuses to give money, they threaten them of seizing
The poor and innocent Rohingya people are seeking the shelter under
law but the NLD Government does not pay a heed to them as the sufferers
are needed to be vanished soon from Arakan, they have added.