August 20, 2016

18-member armed group returns to legal fold

Arm being handed over to army.
Arm being handed over to army.

AN 18-member armed group led by Naing Mon Chan who were previously active in the border region of Taninthayi Region and Mon State returned to the legalfold surrenderring their weapons to local authorities on Friday.
The group was welcomed by the Deputy Commander of Coastal Region Command in Kinpunchaung Village, Kaleinaung Township.
The group handed over 12 small arms, 10 hand grenades, 764 rounds of ammunition and 12 magazines they had brought with them to the deputy commander.
The Regional Government along with Coastal Region Command has provided food, clothing and cash to the group members and is making plans for their resettlement.



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