Burma Times Desk Report: February 21, 2015
Pakistan police have arrested a Rohingya poet on charges of being a member of the radical Islamist outfit Tehreek-e-Taliban.
The arrested man is known as Jafar Kawish Arkani (poet of Arakan) was arrested on Tuesday night.
Rohingya activists say that the allegation is false and requested the government of Pakistan to release him.
Pakistan is home to approximately 200,000 Rohingya refugees most of them based in the port city of Karachi.