08 Oct '17, 9am

Bangladesh police hunt man who married Rohingya refugee

DHAKA: Bangladesh police were Sunday (Oct 8) searching for a man who defied a ban and married a Rohingya refugee, hundreds of thousands of whom have fled across the border to escape violence in Myanmar. More than half a million Rohingya refugees have flocked to Bangladesh since an army crackdown began on August 25 in Myanmar's Rakhine state, a process the UN has described as ethnic cleansing. Shoaib Hossain Jewel, 25, and his 18-year-old Rohingya bride Rafiza have been on the run since marrying last month, said police in Jewel's home town of Singair. "We heard he married a Rohingya woman. We went to his home at Charigram village to look for him," Singair police chief Khandaker Imam Hossain told AFP. "But we did not find him there and his parents don't know where he has gone," he said, adding they were investigating the case. In 2014 Dhaka banned marriages between Banglades...

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