Bail reduction denied for Burmese refugee

Man facing multiple charges for allegedly assaulting young girl

Staff photo by Dean Shalhoup Mohammod Rafique speaks briefly with one of his lawyers, Attorney Anthony Naro, before leaving court Monday at the conclusion of his bail hearing.

NASHUA – Several years ago, Mohammod Rafique and his family fled rampant persecution in their native Burma, boarding a ship bound for Thailand with other members of the Rohingya community in hopes of starting a new life.

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