Maung Daw Correspondent: A Rohingya beggar woman’s alms bag was snatched away and 4 youth were assaulted by a group of Rakhine hoodlums numbering 6/8 at ward# 03 of Maung Daw on 18th of Feb, 2016.
Source said, “The woman was going her home after begging alms from Rohingya villagers around where she was halted by the Rakhine miscreants and snatched the alms bag from her hand consist of 15 kg rice that she got from villagers as alms”.
At this, the woman was crying on the way for her alms bag that was snatched by the Rakhine miscreants. In the mean time, 4 Rohingya youths who were nearby rushed to the spot hearing and seeing the woman crying and told the miscreant to return the alms bag to the beggar. No sooner had the Rohingya youths told them to return the bag than the Rakhine miscreants started beating the 4 youths indiscriminately.
Later, the pedestrians rushed to the spot and rescued the 4 youths from attempt to murder by the Rakhine hooligans. The police forces were on security duty around there who themselves witnessed the incident but ignored.