We do requests donations from local businesses, but never using force or threats,” the KIO responded.
Minister confirms that a backhoe, an Isuzu truck and three minibuses had been returned, and some speedboats had been handed over to the Inland Water Transportation Department.
Denial of graft comes as incumbent chief minister threatens to sue USDP if it fails to return the missing funds.
The report submitted to Rangoon’s regional assembly highlights the matter of awarding development and construction projects to firms without any requests for tender.
Nay Myo Kyaw said that Magwe government had teamed up with the Union Parliament in launching an investigation into the missing funds.
Burma’s main opposition party suspends its Taungoo District chairperson, Sein Tun, for alleged misappropriation of local village funds and donations.