A total of 50 small arms, 2,502 rounds of assorted ammunition, 914 homemade guns, 5,947 homemade mines, homemade bombs, and related equipment were confiscated along with the arrest of the suspects.
Myanmar's junta has shown little sign of heeding April's five-point agreement among the 10 ASEAN countries, including Myanmar, which calls for an end to violence, political talks and the naming of a...
The bans were put in place back in 2019, when groups like the Arakan Army, and many of its allies, were classified as terrorist organisations by the then democratically-elected government.
The spokesperson also said a total of 63 civilians have been killed in attacks across the country since the military coup on February 1 to May 12.
It is a locally formed militia group opposed to the February coup that ousted the elected government of Aung San Suu Kyi.
According to Kyodo News, a number of teachers and others engaged in education have joined the so-called civil disobedience movement to boycott work, as a protest against the junta.
In the face of widespread opposition, the junta has struggled to retain order amid daily protests in cities and fighting in border states since overthrowing elected leader Aung San Suu Kyi to end...