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May 20, 2019

Police arrest suspicious man possessing pistol in Buthidaung, Rakhine State

MahmoutZubai. Photo: MNA
MahmoutZubai. Photo: MNA

Security forces arrested a man identified as Mahmout Zubai in possession of a pistol, a cartridge and five bullets in Buthidaung Township on 3 February.
Police on patrol saw two suspicious men near Phoe Kaung creek in Nyaung Chaung Area, Buthidaung Tsp, at 9:45 am on the aforementioned day. The two men discarded their backpacks when approached by the police and fled. Police pursued the duo and arrested Mahmout Zubai, 24, from YwatNyo Taung Middle Village, to the east of Pyaing Taung Village. The pistol and related items were confiscated from the men’s discarded bags. Police are continuing a search for the remaining suspect. — MNA (Translated by Zaw Htet Oo)


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