11 men suspected of involvement in attacks arrested

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The State Counsellor Office’s Information Committee released a news that 11 men suspect of involvement in the October 9 armed attack and its related series of attacks were seized on November 26 and 27 in villages of Maungtaw township.

In an area clearance operation, security forces comprising of government troops and the police arrested 11 suspects likely to get involved in armed attacks— one from Myawchaung village at noon of November 26, two from Wapeik village, one each from Myawtaung, Ywetnyotaung, Bodipyin, Zinpaingnyar and Thuoolar villages in Maungtaw District in the morning of November 27, one from Shwe Zar Alei village in the afternoon of November 27, one from Meti village in the same district at night on November 27.

Detainees were handed over to respective border guard control police force to have action taken under rules and regulations.