Xinhua News AgencyNovember 26, 2013 23:01
71 absconders for instigating riot wanted in Myanmar
YANGON, Nov. 27 (Xinhua) -- Myanmar authorities is hunting for 71 absconders who were charged with instigating September riot in Thandwe, western Rakhine state, state media reported Wednesday.
The authorities have initially punished 34 suspects for killing seven people and committing arson to houses in the riot.
The 34 suspects confessed to committing the crime in the incident, while some others, who were not found guilty, have been released.