During a search operation to vehicles crossing Chaunghnakhwa Bridge in Kyaikmaraw Township, Kayin State, security forces arrested two PDF members with weapons and ammunition on 13 November 2021.
Saw Nyi Nyi (a) Saw Min Min Hein and Zin Ko Ko, who were both 20 years old were arrested when they didn’t stop their car (a black colour Hilux Revo) during the search operation conducted by the security forces. Three pistols, one 12-bolt shotgun, 75 rounds of 12-bolt ammunition, 250 rounds of 9mm ammunition and 600 rounds of .380 ammunition were confiscated from the back seat of their car.
Both Saw Nyi Nyi (a) Saw Min Min Hein and Zin Ko Ko reportedly attended the explosion training course for 20 days at the headquarters of KNLA Brigade (6) in May.
This was not the first time they were distributing weapons and ammunition to other terrorists. As his first delivery, on 9 November, Saw Nyi Nyi (a) Saw Min Min Hein took 300 rounds of AK ammunition from Ko Shar (on the run) in Taung Dee village and delivered them to Hti Khaung (a) Nyi Nyi (on the run) who was waiting at Pyae Sone restaurant on the Chaunghnakhwa-Yadana road in Kyone Kwal village, Kyaikmaraw Township.
On 10 November, he took one.38 pistol and one magazine from Saw Win Ko Ko Min, a KNU member on the Makkatha village-Phayathonesu road and delivered them to Ko Shar.
Weapons and ammunition which were taken from the vehicle on 13 November were taken from Hti Khaung (a) Nyi Nyi from Kyaikmaraw Township and to be delivered to Saw Patay (a) Zay Thahtay (on the run) from the PDF group in Tagontine village, Kya-In-Seikkyi Township.
It is reported that the arrested suspects will be taken action under the law, and the people are requested to work together for the peace and safety of the towns and villages by secretly providing information of the related suspects to the relevant authority. — MNA