TANINTHARYI DIVISION- An official of the Myeik People’s Defense Force said that they raided the Military Council Army checkpoint in Tagang Village along with an alliance team.
The Tagan junta checkpoint, where military troops extorting money from passersby, was attacked at midnight on December 28 by the alliance of (Myeik) Kyunsu PDF, Tawponegyi People’s Defense Force (Tanintharyi-PDF), Shadow Guerrilla Force (Pulaw PDF), and the Tanintharyi People’s Security Force.
During the attack, one member of the military council escaped and four people were reportedly captured, said the official of the Kyunsu PDF.
“The detainees are all civilians who were hired to collect gate fees,” explained the PDF official.
Therefore, arrestees were released along with their belongings after some investigations, the official added.
It has been reported that the military council’s Tagan village checkpoint was raided and burned down by the joint revolution forces before they successfully returned to the base.