BA soldiers harass local villagers

BA soldiers under 99th Light Infantry Division reportedly carried out stop and search on local travelers at Man Hpa village in Mung Si area in Kutkai township on Aug 27 at around 11:30 am.

In Danai township in Kachin state, BA troops currently stationed at Nambyu village killed livestock left by villagers who fled violence on Aug 26. After killing villagers’ livestock, the soldiers asked a local man to sell the meat at nearby Nawng Lung Kawng Ra village.

In Hpakant township, a local militia unit backed by BA on Aug 26 seized cows and buffaloes from Lung Tung Loi Mun village on Aug 26. The militia men then demanded villagers to pay a ransom money of 5000 kyats for each cow and buffalo.