The victim, a young woman, was allegedly murdered by her lover, an air force serviceman, in Okshitpin town on 30 September.
Rangoon Division’s Border and Security Affairs Minister said that punitive action would be taken against police accused of failing to protect the victims in the Ava tailor abuse case.
A policeman was injured in the melee when more than 20 men broke free a suspect caught by police with a stash of drugs in a forest.
One of the youths was identified as the son of a local militia official, but police say the firearm seized did not belong to his father.
In the light of rumours and conspiracy theories circulating about the murder of an ex-policeman’s family in northern Rangoon, a spokesman has confirmed that the police have not yet identified…
Both cases, one in Rangoon and one in Taunggyi, involve young families, including children, who were stabbed to death in their homes for no apparent reason.