Maungdaw, 11 November 2016:
The security forces arrested three persons with one Bangladesh made telephone handset with SIM during their search operations in northern Maungdaw of Rakhine State, which is close to Bangladesh localities.
The joint forces combined of Burma army and border police personnel succeeded in arresting Zubai (son of Nuru molar Khan), Sham Su Alam (son of Abdul Mazunda) and Akaram Ohlar (son of Sham shu Alam), all hail from Kyigan Byint (west) village.
They arrested individuals crossed an embankment of shrimp farms between Kyigan Byint (west) village and Thetkay Bying (east) village at around 3 am on Thursday, when the security forces detained them out
“One Bangladesh made telephone handset named Symphony D-150 and one Bangladeshi SIM named Robi were seized from them. Those handsets and SIM are illegal in Myanmar,” said a border police officer. One more MPT SIM card was also seized from them by the joint force.
Earlier in another incident, the security forces arrested another individual named Salamauk Dular (son of Dular Mia from Alay Than Kyaw Muslim village), while he was illegally entering into Rathidaung township at around 1 am on the same day.
All those arrested individuals were handed over to the Maungdaw police by the joint force for legal actions under the present criminal laws in Myanmar.