Inquiry to be held into four policemen released by TNLA

04 October 2019
Inquiry to be held into four policemen released by TNLA
Soldiers of the Ta-ang National Liberation Army (TNLA). Photo: Nyein Chan Naing/EPA

Myanmar Police Force Shan State Chief, Pol. Brig. Gen. Zaw Khin Aung, told Mizzima that four policemen released by Ta’ang National Liberation Army (TNLA) were subject to a departmental inquiry.

“It is in accordance with procedures. Why did they go there, what and how happened to them etc. in this incident is being investigated by a departmental enquiry team to seek the truth on this incident,” he said.

TNLA arrested four policemen from Tar Moe Nye Township, Mone Si police station, Pol. Inspector Kyaw Zin Htike, Sub Inspector Tin Soe, Pol. Sgt. Saw Thet Naing and Pol. 2nd Lance Cpl. Kyaw Min Htike on September 29 between Nam Sar and Nam Maw villages.

TNLA told media said the policemen were found in mufti and cash receipts and hand grenades were also found when they were arrested.

Four days from the date of arrest, the TNLA released them on October 2.

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