According to a tip-off, the security forces arrested Tin Ko Nyein (aka) Shwe Kaung and Khin Maung Yin together with four homemade guns, ten 5.56MM bullets, uniforms and explosives near the power station, B-4 road in Ottarathiri Township on 12 November. According to their confessions, the police seized two homemade mines and explosives from the house of Khin Maung Yin near Pyinmana-Taungnyo road in Sithaaye village of the same township.
The police also raided No 14, Building No (94) of Khayay Housing in Pyinnya Theikddhi Ward of Zabuthiri Township on 13 November together with the uniforms, NLD logo shirts and explosives according to the words of Tin Ko Nyein (aka) Shwe Kaung.
Moreover, Tin Ko Nyein (aka) Shwe Kaung admitted that the ignite straps and other materials were kept at Zaw Min Aung who lives in Kywal Shin Village of Min Kone Village-tract of Ottarathiri Township, and the police arrested Zaw Min Aung.
Based on the words of suspect Zaw Min Aung, Thein Win from Min Kone village showed the news and photo records of the arresting of Tin Ko Nyein (aka) Shwe Kaung and Khin Maung Yin and told him to run away. Therefore, the security members arrested Thein Win.
The police arrested 4 male suspects together with 4 homemade guns, 10 5.56MM bullets, two homemade mines, camouflage uniforms/jersey shirts and NLD logo shirts.
The suspect Kin Maung Yin completed the explosive training conducted by Nay Pyi Taw PDF near Awaiyar Dam in Pyinmana Township in April. Pyinmana Township NLD secretary Sai Win Naing Oo (still at large) ordered Han Min Tun to organize Phoenix Urban Guerilla to conduct terrorist attacks. The Nay Pyi Taw PDF is running under the control of Yi Mon from NUG and they conduct attacks and killing of informers according to his instructions.
According to the confession of Tin Ko Nyein (aka) Shwe Kaung, he bought four homemade guns, one MG-1 grenade, 1 homemade bomb from Wai Lu (still at large) from Toungoo in June and received 10 5.56mm bullets from Khun Thura(still at large) from Aungban in July.
In May, Khin Maung Yin exploded one homemade mine in front of a shop in Watsu village of Maung Yan village-tract in Ottarathiri Township according to the instruction of Han Min Tun, another remote-controlled mine near the ferry of the Ministry of Immigration and Population in Zabuthiri Township on 5 October, one homemade bomb near police outpost beside the township administration office near the market of Shwe Nant Thar Ward of Ottarathiri Township on 14 October, one homemade bomb near No (3) police station of Zabuthiri Township, one remote-controlled mine near the ferry in front of the staff housing of the Ministry of Electricity and Energy. On 3 November, he received 1 MG-1 grenade and 1 homemade bomb via Tin Ko Nyein (aka) Shwe Kaung sent by Han Min Tun and exploded the MG-1 grenade at EPC office of Ottarathiri Township on 6 November and another homemade bomb at the office of a municipal market officer of Nay Pyi Taw Myoma Market on 10 November.
The arrested suspects will face actions in line with the law and the people are urged to report on the movement and activities of the insurgents to the nearest security force. — MNA