Suspected terrorists arrested in Maungtaw

24 July 2017
Suspected terrorists arrested in Maungtaw
(File) Myanmar border police patrol Wei Thar Li village in Maungdaw located in Rakhine State near the border to Bangladesh on October 12, 2016 as government security forces pursue attackers. Photo: AFP

A total of 31 suspects have been arrested by Myanmar security forces in Maungtaw township, northern Rakhine state over the weekend for holding a secret meeting in Kyauk Hlaykha village to commit terrorist acts, Xinhua reported on 24 July quoting the Myanmar News Agency.
Acting on information, the security forces rounded up the secret meeting venue.
The suspects are under legal examination to ascertain if they are connected with any terrorist organization, according to the report.