Police seized weapons used in riots

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Confiscated weapons used in riots.

The security forces seized 13jingalis and other materials at the house of Kyaw Min Thu, son of U Kyaw Sein in Shwechi Ward of Pyinmana Township on 23 April.
The police also raided the houses of U Hlaing, son of U Thaung and Thet Wai Lwin, son of U Htay Lwin in Shwegu (19) Ward of Mogok Township and Kaw Sein(aka) Kyaw Kyaw Lwin, son of U Maung Win in North Okkalapa Township of Yangon Region and arrested them together with the homemade weapons on the same day.
Similarly, the security forces also raided the house of U Yar (still investigating) in Aung Chan Tha Ward of Mogok in Mandalay Region and did not find the suspect but the weapons.
The security forces confiscated some arms including shields, jingalis, catapults and petrol bombs in an unoccupied compound in Kan Kaut Ward of Chanayethazan Township.
Moreover, the police examined the motorcycle driven by Ye Htet Aung, son of U San Wai and Toe Win Aung, son of U Min Myat Khine leading to Thein Seik Village from Chaung Sount Village on Moe Kaung-Chaung Sount road in Thaton Township of Mon State and found some weapons used in riots from the backpack of Toe Win Aung.
According to the tip-off, the police raided “Ma Ei” Store located in Pyi Gyi Myat Sin Ward of Chanayethazan Township of Mandalay Region and found various types of materials used in riots. Moreover, the police also found the weapons in the compound of No (13) B.E.P.S in No (7) Ward of Thakayta Township of Yangon Region, and in the drain near the water pipe of Gyo Phyu reservoir in North Okkalapa Township.
The security forces also detained 7 people –Lain Han Lain, Htan Ki Ki, Ma Lay Aung Awal, Ma Lain Ki Ti, Ma Ki Lain Hein, Ma Shein Awal and Ma May Hinin Oo for sticking the anti-government papers near Bogyoke statue of Myoma Zay junction in San Pya Ward of Mindat.
Similarly, the police arrested 2men in Thabyay Nyunt Ward of Than Hlat Hmaw West Ward of Mahaaungmyay Township and another 3men and 4women in Nan Taw Gone Ward of Meiktila Township with their homemade weapons.
Those arrested will face effective legal actions, and investigations are underway to capture the rest of the suspects.—MNA

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