Sittwe Correspondent: A Rohingya boy was severely and mercilessly tortured to unconscious state by a Rakhine youth of the village, near Guilladel Borgoapara of Sittwe, the capital of Rakhine State on 15th of January 2015.
The victim has not been identified yet. However, the boy was called by the Yakhine youth, Kyaw Bu s/o Hla Khan Pyu to his (Kyaw Bu’s house) in the name of cleaning his coconut trees in the garden. The boy also went honestly with Kyaw Bu as he expected that he would get some money as wage from him (KYaw Bu).
But the boy was severely beaten to unconscious taking him in the name of cleaning up the coconut trees by Kyaw Bu and left at a dumped place. The victim was rushed to Sittwe General Hospital in an unconscious state by the people nearby.
Kyaw Bu said that the boy died falling from coconut trees. But, the victim was beaten mercilessly by Kyaw Bu, according to the children nearby the spot who witnessed the incident. As Kyaw Bu denied it, the village admisnistrator of U Aung Oa Sein of Theychang village and the Hluntein Captain, Thein Shwe Cantonment 06 investigated the case. No further details of the incident are available.