Two minor girls murdered in Arakan

The body of Mi Mi Nge and anxious villagers. (The photo was taken by Wai Hun Aung)

The body of Mi Mi Nge and anxious villagers. (The photo was taken by Wai Hun Aung)

(Sittwe, 20 November 2013) : Two minor girls of Arakan State in western Burma were murdered in separate incidents that took place on November 17 & 18 last, informed police officials and community leaders.

The last incident, where a Rakhine minor girl named Mi Mi Nge (aged 6) was murdered by unknown assailants took place in Kyar Pru Byint village under Kyauk Taw Township on November 18, 2013.

The daughter of U Shwe Aung and Daw Moe Moe San, Mi Mi Nge was missing since she went to a grocery shop located at the edge of her village along with her 10 year old sister in the evening. Her body was recovered next morning from a farm nearby to the village.

The local Arakanese Buddhists suspect that it was a handiwork of the miscreants belonged to Wranyar Muslim village located nearby the Kyar Pru Byint village. Of course, the police have not confirmed it and continued their investigations.

“We are still investigating the case and will not disclose much about it,” said a police officer based in Apauk Wa police station located nearby the Kyar Pru Byint village.

Earlier in a similar incident that took place in Pauk Taw township, a five year old Khami national minor was murdered by the miscreants.

According to her relatives, the minor girl went on missing while she was playing with her friends at the full moon ceremony on November 17, 2013.

The daughter of U Shwe Mi and Daw War War Oo from Soe Mae Kyi village under Pauk Taw township is suspected to get killed in the same evening and her body was also recovered next morning.

The police started the investigation process after the body was sent for autopsy in Pauk Taw hospital.

Meanwhile, they face lot of queries from the local villagers as both the incidents took place within two days and sent a shock wave across the locality.