A total of 29 persons comprising five families returned on their own volition to Taung Pyo Letwe Reception Centre in Maungtaw Township, Rakhine State at 8: 15 am on 22 October morning.
Officials at the reception centre carried out review and acceptance procedures for 18 men and 11 women, totaling 29 persons, from the five families.
After completing security checkup and immigration procedures, nine men and eight women, totaling 17 persons, from five families, received National Verification Cards. The reaccepting procedure was completed at 12 noon after health services and humanitarian assistance have been given to
Deputy Director U Soe Tun, the in-charge of Taung Pyo Letwe Reception Centre, handed over these returnees to Director U Soe Shwe Aung, the in-charge of Hla Pho Khaung Transit Centre who accepted the returnees at 3 pm and provided them with foodstuffs such as rice, beans, oil and salt as well as household utensils.
Before, they fled from Rakhine State, these returnees lived in Taung Pyo Yar, Myaw Chaung, Kyein Chaung, Kyaut Chaung (Ywa Thit), and Dotan villages in Taung Pyo Letwe Town of Maungtaw Township.
After handing them over to the respective village administrators they left the centre at 4 pm.— Zaw Zaw San (IPRD) (Translated by Aung Khin)