A Suspected Rakhine Extremist Caught and Handed over to Police in Kyauktaw

By April 17, 2014 13:04

A Suspected Rakhine Extremist Caught and Handed over to Police in Kyauktaw

By Shafi

Thursday, April 18, 2014


Maungdaw, Arakan State– A stranger Rakhine extremist suspected to carry out illegal activities was caught by Rohingyas in the village of La-Song-Kok, Kyauktaw township. Then, he was handed over to the Police in the township.

“Around 2PM on 16th April 2014, Rohingyas in the village of La-Song-Kok (Baar Fara) of Kyauktaw township caught Rakhine extremist from Taung Gote while he was sneaking into the Rohingya village. The villagers caught him because they suspected him of carrying out destructive activities in the village. They called the Police and handed him over to the police.

He is Maung Kyaw Myint and 32 years old. His parents’ names are U Than Shwe and Daw Myint Myint Khine. Upon investigation by Police, he said he entered the village to have water. Police took him with them around 2:45PM of the day saying that they needed to invetigate him further” said a local of Kyauktaw township.

*Taung Gote is a township where 11 Islamic religious pilgrims were mercilessly killed in on 3rd June 2012. It is the township where the ongoin violence started. It is a townhip where there no Muslim can live at all.




By April 17, 2014 13:04

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