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Negligence and desperation driving refugees to crime, they say

Rohingya refugee arrested in Bangladesh, activists concerned

Rohingya refugees at Kutupalong camp in Cox's Bazar district hold a placard with their demands July 10. (Photo Courtesy of UNHCR in Bangladesh)

ucanews.com reporter, Dhaka
Bangladesh

July 13, 2017

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The arrest of a Rohingya refugee for murder and drug trafficking in Bangladesh has alarmed activists who fear negligence and desperation might be driving refugees to crime.

Dost Mohammad, 32, a resident of Nayapara refugee camp in Cox's Bazar district was arrested on July 9.

"He faces various charges including murder, arms and drugs trafficking, fighting inside the camp, abduction and human trafficking. He is among dozens of Rohingyas arrested on various charges in recent times," Mainuddin, officer in-charge of Teknaf police station told ucanews.com.

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