Investigation carried out into 10 bodies found in Maungtaw

25443162 1545625665558293 5225136308480186967 nAn investigation into the discovery of 10 bodies found in Indin Village, Maungtaw Township began yesterday. Authorities and a medical team commenced a forensic investigation into the 10 bodies exhumed by security forces on 18 December.
The bodies were found in a mass grave after authorities acted on an anonymous tip-off, according to local police. The investigation is being conducted by a team comprised of the Medical Superintendent of Maungtaw Township Hospital, the Maungtaw Township Judge, officials from the Maungtaw District General Administration Department, and Indin police.
In a statement regarding the discovery of the mass grave, the Tatmadaw said action would be taken against those who were involved in the killings.
In conducting law enforcement measures to restore rule of law following the 25 August terrorist attacks by the Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army (ARSA) extremist terrorists in the area, security forces were ordered to follow rules of engagement, said the statement. “An investigation is being carried out to uncover the truth behind the grave,” according to the statement released by the Office of the Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services.
In the terrorist attack, ARSA terrorists holding arms committed besieging and threatening villagers from ethnic villages, members of Myanmar Police Force, departmental personnel and members of the Sangha by chanting and raided the villages and police outposts where least police members were assigned one after another by fleshing torches at night. —Myanmar News Agency

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