Trainee of KIA’s basic military training and bombing arrested in Sagaing Region

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A 26-year-old man named Soe Wunna, who had attended basic military and bombing training at KIA, was arrested on 7 June during a surprise inspection of motor vehicles on the Mandalay-Myitkyina road in Zayat Kwin village of Thabeikkyin Township in Sagaing Region.
According to the investigation, he and his two friends travelled to Myitkyina from Yangon on 25 March by “Shwe Muse” bus. On 27 March, two other men joined them to Laiza by Hiace car arranged by the KIA. On 28 March, they, along with seven other men, were taken to the KIA training school located on the east mountain of Laiza.
There were reportedly two training dormitories for 60 people each and nine tents for 20 people each at the training area. Trainees were trained to make mines and explosives and shoot small arms.
The graduation ceremony was held on 15 May, and trainers, including one KIA official and three NLD members, U Myo Zaw Aung (Former Pyithu Hluttaw MP in Kawlin Township).
Soe Wunna was detained while he was on the way to Mandalay from Mabein town by “Sein Asia” bus.
It is reported that effective legal action will be taken against him and other suspects who attended military training at ethnic armed groups’ areas to undermine the peace and stability of the country and the rule of law. —MNA

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