Myanmar declares martial law in two townships of eastern state


YANGON: Myanmar's State Administration Council imposed martial law in Momeik and Mabein townships in Shan state of eastern Myanmar on Wednesday (Feb 28), the official television channel MRTV reported.

According to the media report, the council said in its order statement that the martial law was imposed to ensure security, uphold the rule of law, and maintain peace and stability in the region.

Subsequently, in its separate order, the council granted administrative and judicial power for the townships to the commander of the northern command to effectively carry out the works on security, law enforcement, and peace and stability of the region, the report added.

Myanmar has remained under a state of emergency, which was initially declared in February 2021 for one year and subsequently extended five times, each for six months, until end of July this year. - Xinhua

Follow us on our official WhatsApp channel for breaking news alerts and key updates!

Myanmar , martial , law , Mongmit , Mabein

   

Next In Aseanplus News

Datuk Red and Adira are officially divorced, Adira not claiming alimony from bankrupt ex-husband
Thai police hunt two Japanese suspects in Bangkok murder-dismemberment case
First Covid, now heat: Online schooling returns to the Philippines
North Korea officials visit Iran in a rare public trip
Tony Fernandes signs 5-year extension as Capital A CEO
Cambodia, Laos vow to boost bilateral ties, regional cooperation
Cops yet to identify owner of half million ringgit bag
Myanmar rebel group withdraws troops from key town on Thai border
Trade, TikTok, Taiwan: Blinken faces tough talks in China
N. Korea leader Kim's sister: we will build overwhelming military power

Others Also Read