It was announced on 6 July 2020 that a court of inquiry led by Major-General Myat Kyaw had been established to investigate the events at the Chut Pyin and Maung Nu villages in Rakhine State in 2017. This investigation has advanced to such an extent that we can now announce that there will be a court-martial in this case, commencing before the end of 2020. Allegations regarding Taung Bazar are included in the scope of the Maung Nu investigation announced on 6 July 2020.
Furthermore, we also announce that the analysis by the Office of the Judge Advocate-General of the final report (with annexes) of the Independent Commission of Enquiry (ICOE) and other information has reached the point where the Office is investigating possible wider patterns of violations in the region of northern Rakhine in 2016-2017. Allegations regarding villages in the Maungdaw area are included in the scope of this wider investigation.
Tatmadaw True News Information Team