SHAN STATE – Junta soldiers raped a woman, approximately 30 years old and a mother of two, and also committed sexual harassment on a pregnant woman in front of her husband by touching her private areas at around 10 p.m. on July 29. The incident took place at Sun Lone Village, Kutkai Township, in the northern part of Shan.
The junta soldiers belong to the infantry battalion – 569 and are active in Kutkai Township. According to residents, they tied up the husband and subjected his pregnant wife to sexual harassment. The battalion commander physically punished those involved and threatened the villagers not to speak out about the incident.