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no mention of which station they were taking Wea-asi, therefore, the family stayed waiting at home for his return. The next morning, there was no sign of Mr Wea-su. The victim’s wife, Ms Kamila Hengdada, said that the whole family was searching for Wea-asi in different places, including Pattani’s Ingkayutthaboriharn camp, the Yala ISOC center, and other police and military station around the region. Despite their efforts, the family found no traces of Wea-asi anywhere. According to Ms Kamila Hengdada nobody saw a car of similar description to the one above in the days following her husband’s disappearance. The incident occurred during the period when the Police Chief of Bannang Sata District, Sompien Akesomya, implemented the ‚Battle to Protect Bannang Sata‛ (Yuttakarn Pitak Bannang Sata) and had ordered arrests of anyone suspecting of involvement in the insurgency. OFFICIAL ACTION: The family of the victim reported the disappearance at Bannang Sata Police Station. Major General Jareon Poomnual was the officer in charge of lodging the complaint. The family was given rice offerings under a Bannang Sata project to help those most in need. Incident 35 NAME: Mr Roosaming Samamae DATE OF INCIDENT: 10 March 2009 APPROX. LOCATION OF INCIDENT: Mosque, Beuraeh village, Rueso district, Narathiwat province DATE OF REPORT: 3 October 2011 (date of second report) ADDRESS OF VICTIM: 100 village no.1, Samakee sub-district, Rueso district, Narathiwat province AGE OF VICTIM: 35 ETHNICITY: Malayu SUMMARY OF TESTIMONY: On 10 March 2009, at around 8 p.m. Mr Roosaming Samanee was abducted at his local Mosque by a group of three men in army ranger uniforms and woollen face masks that covered their faces. They were several witnesses to the crime as it happened just after the evening prayer had ended. Villagers described the perpetrators storming into the Mosque and asking whether there was a member of the Tambon Administration Organization (TAO) present in Thai language, not Yawi. Roosaming replied that he was but would only have time to see them tomorrow. After which, Roosaming was swiftly apprehended; tied up and placed in a white pickup truck, without licence plates. Though the victim called for help, onlookers did not dare respond as the attackers carried guns. 45

Enforced Disappearances in Thailand  
Enforced Disappearances in Thailand  

Enforced Disappearances in Thailand

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