THE Tatmadaw True News Information Team released a statement regarding the Independent Commission of Enquiry (ICOE) report yesterday.
The statement says the Tatmadaw completely received the ICOE report published in January 2020 and its 30 supplements. It said the Tatmadaw True News Information Team had announced on 20 March 2020 that they will publish news on the court-martial investigation regarding Gu Dar Pyin village and will investigate Maung Nu village and Chut Pyin village with a court of inquiry related to events mentioned in the report. The statement says the court-martial for Gu Dar Pyin village had accumulated sufficient evidence and concluded its investigation on 30 April 2020. It says the procedure closely adhered to guidelines, orders and notifications issued by the National Level Central Committee on Protection, Containment and Treatment of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) and ensured no security violations were committed. The statement says the court-martial report will be published after receiving approval from the relevant authoritative body and the court of inquiry investigation into Maung Nu village and Chut Pyin village will continue, according to the military advocate- general’s office.—MNA (Translated by Zaw Htet Oo)