Narinjara News

Maungdaw, February 6



Bangladeshi man arrested with two empty boats in Burmese water



A Bangladeshi man was arrested in Burmese waters,

along with two empty boats, by Burmese authorities,

near the village of Kyauk Pandu, in Maungdaw Township,

on 26 January, said a local police report.


The man was arrested with boats named Hangsa, while a

group of Nasaka force, led by Myint Thein, the head of

the Indam Outpost, was patrolling the area’s Burmese



The Bangladeshi arrestee, identified as Sweyu

Darahman, is now under interrogation in the Indam

Outpost, under Nasaka Area No 8 in southern Maung Daw



According to local source, the boats did not contain

any goods other than two or three small finishing net.


Nasaka sources said that other boatmen fled during the

arrest of the two boats in question.#



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