Seven Tatmadaw members convicted of killing terrorists in Maungtaw

Four officers and three men of other ranks who were involved in killing ten terrorists in Indin Village, Maungtaw Township, were sentenced to jail terms with hard labour, according to the Tatmadaw True News Information Team.
An investigation team led by Lt-Gen Aye Win of the Office of Commander in Chief (Army), carried out the investigation into the case and interrogated 21 officers and other ranks of the Tatmadaw, three police, 13 members of Security Unit No. 8, six departmental staff and six villagers from Indin Village from 20 December, 2017, to 2 January 2018.
According to the statement released by the Tatmadaw True News Information Team, four officers were dismissed and sentenced to 10 years hard labour each under the Section 71 of the Tatmadaw Act as they were found guilty in the killing.
Three other ranks who were also convicted were demoted, dismissed and sentenced to 10 years hard labour.
The members of the police and civilians who were also found guilty for the killing are being prosecuted under the law.—Myanmar News Agency

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