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Inndin Case: Tatmadaw Members Found Guilty Receive 10-Year Prison Terms

11 April 2018

Four military officers and three other ranks were sentenced to prison terms with hard labour, according to the Tatmadaw True News Information Team.

They were involved in the case that fails to follow the legal procedures for ten arrested terrorists in Inndin Village of Maungtaw Township in Rakhine State. An investigation team led by Lt-Gen Aye Win of the Office of Commander in Chief (Army), carried out the investigation into the case. 21 officers and other ranks of the Tatmadaw, three police, 13 members of Security Unit No. 8, six departmental staff and six villagers from Indin Village were interrogated from 20 December last year to 2 January this year.

According to the statement released by the Tatmadaw True News Information Team, four officers were dismissed and sentenced to 10 years hard labour each under the Section 71 of the Tatmadaw Act as they were found guilty of the killing.

Three other ranks who were also convicted were demoted, dismissed and sentenced to 10 years hard labour. The members of the police and civilians who were also found guilty of the killing are being prosecuted under the law.