Arakanese Pho Thar arrested today when he walked into a courthouse in Rangoon in an attempt to post bail.
Buddhist abbot Nanda Thara stands accused of organising a football match involving the outlawed Arakan Army.
It said 15 persons were kidnapped in total between 9 October 2016 and 3 April 2017, of whom five were rediscovered showing evidence of torture.
According to a statement from the State Counsellor’s Office, the trainees say they were instructed in martial arts, basic military training, and terrorism tactics.
Protestors call for the arrest of local immigration chief for issuing national ID cards to 53 Rohingyas.
ANP accuses regional immigration chief of issuing a national ID card to a “Bengali” woman who was born to non-Burmese parents.