Border guard police arrested four men on suspicion of their participation in the violent armed attacks of 9 October.
They were apprehended while police were conducting area clearance operations in Maungtaw, according to authorities.
Police detained Nu Arlaung on 2 November near Yedwin Village in Maungtaw Township. After interrogation, police arrested Muhamad Bu Phike, an acting administrator of Dunyaungpingyi Village-tract, on
5 November for further interrogation.
During an area clearance operation at Thawunchaung Village yesterday, police discovered a wooden gun, which was used for a military training, hidden under the bamboo silo and arrested Abu Saw Yauk.
Similarly, the forces discovered five knives and one spear buried under the soil in Kotankauk Village and arrested Nu Ar Laung in connection with the case.
The four suspects were handed over to Maungtaw and Indin Police Station.
They will be charged in accordance with the law.—Myawady