6 police CDMers and one financial supporter arrested with firearms in Mandalay

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Suspects (from L) police lance corporal Ye Lin, constables Nyi Nyi Min Htet and Win Naing Ko. Suspects (from L) police lance corporal Pho Pyae (injured), constables Kyaw Min Htet and Khant Ko Ko Maung (dead).

A total of six police members who have participated in the CDM campaign and one woman financial supporter were arrested together with firearms and related materials in Patheingyi Township and Aungmyethazan Township in Mandalay Region on 10 July.
According to the report, security forces searched the house of Daw Win Thi who was supporting financially the CDMers and arrested her on the morning of July 10.
Following her confession, security forces went to U Khani Monastery at the foot of Mandalay Hill and arrested three members of the police force who have joined the CDM campaign.
Similarly, security forces arrested three other members of the police force staying in Kyikon village in Patheingyi Township, together with six homemade mines and 2 I-Cons.
While being arrested, one of them was shot and died of a bullet wound at the scene.
It is reported that the arrested suspects will be taken action under the existing laws. —MNA

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