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Police plans to file eight youths under Section 332 although the court discharge

The Mrauk U Township Court has dismissed charges against eight youths from Mrauk U, Rakhine State yesterday due to insufficient evidence.

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Five under investigation after seizing 379 counterfeit Ks 10,000 notes in Mrauk-U Tsp

The police are investigating five people after 379 counterfeit Ks 10,000 notes were seized in Kyein Chaung Village under Mrauk U Township in the Rakhine State.

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Rakhine State gov’t to charge another social activist with 66 (d)

The Rakhine government has instructed Ann Township Deputy General Administrator to file a lawsuit against another social activist under Section 66 (d) of the Telecommunications Law.

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Sittwe Prison riot seems a big fire caused by a small spark – prison official says

The recent riot in Sittwe Prison, Rakhine State was a big fire caused by a small spark, an official from the prison said to Narinjara News.

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Rakhine youths to protest during Daw Aung San Suu Kyi’s trip to Japan

Rakhine youths will stage a protest and make six demands during the State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi’s trip to Japan.

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Five suspects arrested for military corporal’s murder in Sittwe

The police have arrested five suspects in connection with the murder of a corporal from the Military Affairs Security Unit in Sittwe, Rakhine State, according to their family members.

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Buthidaung residents hold prayer service for release of Dr Aye Maung, Ko Wai Hin Aung

A prayer service was held in Buthidaung, Rakhine State on Wednesday (September 26) evening to pray for the release of Dr Aye Maung and youth author Wai Hin Aung, who are facing high treason and defamation charges.

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Arakan Youths Union – Japan denounces re-arrest of eight Mrauk-U youths

The Arakan Youth Union – Japan has denounced the government for re-arresting eight Mrauk-U youths after they served their sentence for taking part in the protest.

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Sixty acres of paddy fields damaged owing to salvage broken dam

Sixty acres of paddy fields have been damaged by the entry of seawater after an embankment broke in Taung Shay Village of Wah Taung Group in Kyaukpyu Township, Rakhine State, causing difficulties among the local farmers, farmers from Taung Shay Village said to Narinjara News.

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Remand taken to file new charges against eight Mrauk U protesters

The Sittwe Township Court has obtained travel remand to file new charges against eight Rakhine youths after giving them an eight-month sentence yesterday (September 24), according to their lawyer U Tun Aung Kyaw.

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