Burma and Bangladesh say they have agreed to work together to prevent illegal immigrants, terrorists and smugglers from crossing their mutual border.
The Associated Press has reported it had confirmed the existence of more than five previously unreported mass graves in the village of Gu Dar Pyin.
Judge Ye Lwin told reporters Wa Lone, 31, and Kyaw Soe Oo, 27, that they were ineligible for bail under the terms of the colonial-era law.
“It is most likely that both sides – members of the police force and protesters – violated certain customs, commands and laws.”
Burma was making final preparations to take back the first batch of Rohingya Muslims who had fled conflict in troubled Rakhine State, state media said on Saturday.
The petition is the latest indication of the challenges ahead for Bangladesh and Burma as they try to engineer the return of up to 655,500 refugees.