Armed men rob villagers, kill cattle in Myanmar western state

Source: Xinhua| 2019-10-08 10:29:07|Editor: Shi Yinglun
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YANGON, Oct. 8 (Xinhua) -- Seven armed men have robbed gold and cash from five houses in two villages, shooting dead two cows in Myanmar's western Rakhine state, Myanmar Police Force said Tuesday.

In civilian clothing, the seven armed men fired shots into the air and entered Yathedaung township's Sinkondaing village, robbing gold and cash from a house on Sunday and similarly, they also broke into another house in Luntaung village and committed the robbery on the same day.

A case has been opened by the local police to arrest the robbers.

Meanwhile, police seized a passenger vehicle in southern Bago region which refused to get checked in Ottha Myothit town on Sunday by crashing into the police vehicle.

The two men on board attempting to run away were arrested with some psychotropic tablets and three tons of illegal teak timber being seized. The local police force also opened a case with the two men.