Lady trafficker with 8 Muslims arrested in Mon State

Narinjara News

Yangon, 28 July 2016:

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The Myanmar security forces arrested eight  Muslim nationals along with a lady at Kyaikto township of Mon State in southern Myanmar on Wednesday.

According to the police, the Bengali Muslim  hail from Kyauk Taw township of Arakan State and the lady human trafficker lives in Yangon, the former capital of Burma. All of them are suspected to be involved in human trafficking exercise from Myanmar to Malaysia through the Thailand border.

Reliable sources claimed that a police team led by superintendent Than Ma Raung succeeded in arresting the lady human trafficker along with the Muslim nationals while they were running through two vehicles in Kyaikto locality under Thaton district of Mon State.

“A woman named Ma Thet Mar Win was rounded up as she was on the process of trafficking 8 Bengali nationals to Malaysia through Mawlamyine, the capital of Mon stae on 27 July,” said a police officer on duty.

Ma Thet Mar Win (daughter of U Soe Myint  from Yangon) later confessed that she brought the  Bengali Muslim nationals from Yangon to Mawlamyine by two vans to send them to  Malaysia.  Her husband Soe Than (alias Kabir Ahmad) was also questioned in the matter.

The detained Bengali Muslims including Harbay Samit (19), Sorawni Bawshow (18), Arjit (19), Amir Ahmad (16), Dwanmar Sathwbar (16), Rawrail Zilut (18), Zubor (28) and Mather Hay (18) hail from Kyauk Taw township, which is located at upper Kaladan river areas.

The authority lodged a case (number {Pa} 263/2016) at Kyaikto  Myo Ma police station against Ma Thet Mar Win and her husband Soe Than under the act 26 that relates to illegal overseas labour movement.


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