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AA detains 5 Mrauk U government officials including deputy director of Mrauk U district

  • By: Web Master
  • | Date: 05 December 2023
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At least five people, including U Kyaw San Kyaw, deputy director of Mrauk U district general administrator's office, have been detained by the Arakan Army (AA).

Those arrested others include chief officer U Maung Maung Lay, deputy chief U Ko Ko Aung   and deputy chief U Aka Oo along with his mother.

"They were arrested by AA members on Sunday afternoon and taken to an AA outpost,” said a resident close to the detainees.

Narinjara News contacted AA spokesperson U Khaing Thukha about it, but he said had no information till then.

Meanwhile, U Aung Kyaw Mya (60), owner of a wood mill at Bandula ward in Mrauk U town, was reportedly arrested by the junta forces.

Local residents alleged that since the afternoon of 4 December, the Mrauk U-based junta troops continuously fired guns with no provocation. It caused a panicky situation for the civilians across the township.

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