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Maungdaw β€” Border Guard Police (BGP) shot a Rohingya youth dead in Ngakura village tract of northern Maungdaw on March 6, 2020, at around 9:30 p.m., according to Rohingya Today.

The youth identified as Sayad Alam, 24, was watching his fish farming lake when a group of BGP patrolling around fired a bullet targeting him. He immediately collapsed down and passed away on the spot.

The next day, at around 3:30 a.m. they picked up the dead body and sent it to Maungdaw General Hospital for post-mortem. After the examination, the BGP handed over the dead body to his family members, who performed the religious funeral rituals and burial in the South Quarter of Urban Maungdaw.

In addition, the BGP forced the family members to pay 300,000 kyats for transportation and other arrangements and prohibited them to bring the dead body of Sayad Alam to his native village and to take any picture of him.

Reportedly, last week as well, the BGP from northern Maungdaw sent three other Rohingya dead bodies to the Maungdaw General Hospital. After discharge from the hospital, they were also buried in the graveyard of the South Quarter of Urban Maungdaw, the source mentioned.