Kachin IDPs from Kutkai RCM Camp Arrested

A local NGO source said 6 IDPs and volunteers from a Roman Catholic Mission’s IDP Camp in Kutkai, northern Shan State have been arrested by Burmese army troops today at around 1 pm.

Those arrested by Burmese army troops are Zau Seng (50), La Nu (19), Doi Li (22), Gam Awng (25), Yawng Htang (21) and an orphan boy named Zau Awng.

KLN is unable to confirm why these Kachin men and boys have been detained by Burmese army troops.

A local observer said Burmese Army randomly interrogated and arrested Kachin men because of a shooting occurred in Kutkai by an unknown gunmen this week.