BRIEF – 2,000 fugitives 'at large' in Rangoon

There are over 2,000 fugitives at large in Rangoon Division, according to the region’s Border and Security Minister Col. Tin Win. Two hundred and nineteen fugitives had been apprehended out of a total of 2,614 as of 20 January, said the minister, responding to a parliamentary question on 3 April. 2,395 are apparently still at large, more than any other administrative region. Tin Win said that Burmese police authorities’ efforts to catch those criminals at large were being stepped up.