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BDR arrests two Burmese nationals with arms


Bandarban, May 22: Bangladesh Defense Rifles (BDR) arrested two Burmese nationals with arms on 17th May from the Bangladeshi border area reports “The Daily Ittefaq” yesterday.


The arrested two are Soe Maung, 25 and Tha Soe Hla, 28, they were arrested from Naikhyongchari bordering Township opposite Maungdaw township of Burma while they were entering Bangladeshi territory crossing the Burmese border, the report says.


Two rifles were also seized from their possession. At present they were handed over to police and interrogation on them has been started, it was learnt.


Whether they belong to any rebel group or to government force of Burma till could not be known, says the report.


Recently there are many arrests in connection with illegal arms have been reported from border area between Bangladesh and Burma.  #




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