Cops investigating alleged abduction of Myanmar activist and family

KUALA LUMPUR: The police have opened a Missing Persons' Police Inquiry Paper (KEP) over the alleged abduction of a Myanmar activist and her family in Ampang Jaya.

Selangor police chief Comm Datuk Hussein Omar Khan said the police have received a report on the matter.

"The investigation has been opened under the Missing Persons' KEP," he said when contacted on Monday (July 17).

The Human Rights Watch (HRW) had called on the Malaysian government to investigate the abduction of Myanmar refugee activist Thuzar Maung and her family.

The HRW claimed that on July 4, unidentified men abducted Thuzar Maung, 46; her husband, Saw Than Tin Win, 43; her daughter, Poeh Khing Maung, 16; and sons Aung Myint Maung, 21; and Thukha Maung, 17; from their residence in Ampang Jaya based on reports from witnesses and CCTV footage.

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