A missing policeman and a firearm were found in separate incidents following the violent armed attacks on three border posts on 9 October.
The policeman, Ko Hteik, was found unharmed in the Nipa Palm Grove, two miles away from the Ngakhuya police camp. Ko Hteik was declared missing in the line of duty at about 9:30am on 9 October.
Police also found an M22 pistol while clearing bushes at 3pm yesterday, according to the Myanmar Police Force.
Three border posts under the control of Border Post Headquarters in Maungtaw and Rathedaung townships were attacked by armed men in the small hours of 9 October.—Myanmar News Agency