Maungtaw villager found dead

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A villager from Punti, Maungtaw township was discovered dead with knife wounds on the side of Taungpyo-Kyainchaung road yesterday morning.

Tandarmyar, 59, left to attend to cattle on the morning of 14 March. When he didn’t return home, family members and the village chief filed a missing persons report to Taungpyo police station.

A security force went on a search expedition and discovered Tandarmyar dead near Pazunkan lake on the side of Taungpyo-Kyainchaung road yesterday morning with incised wounds to the head and neck. The investigation into his death is ongoing.