Dec 9, 2008 (DVB), Kathar township police arrested 21 cattle smugglers from Kantbalu township and seized 92 cows earlier this month in Sagaing division, according sources close to the police station. A Kathar resident said the 21 Kantbalu residents, who have now been charged under import-export laws, were just carriers who were paid by professional …
Students in Sagaing Division are angry over restrictions to distance education.
“Floodwaters have swept away 23 houses and affected more than 10,000 people,” said Dr. Zaw Win, the regional minister of social affairs for Sagaing Division.
Sagaing divisional authorities are undertaking a four-step plan to prevent violent confrontations between licensed mining companies and so-called “freelance” jade scavengers at the Khamti jade mines after an altercation two days ago saw four scavengers shot dead by law enforcement personnel.
An employee at the Great Wall sugar refinery factory in Katha died on the spot when a liquid nitrogen tank he was handling exploded.
The tree female defendants were indicted on two unlawful assembly charges each, while the 12 men were also indicted for sedition.