Police say that while crime rates have not risen, criminals are using more brutal methods, causing fear to spread among locals.
Three detained murder suspects were released before any charges could be brought against them, after a Yangon court accepted an appeal from the victim’s family to settle the case
A Vietnamese court has sentenced Tyron Lee Coetzee to death for smuggling cocaine from Brazil into the Southeast Asian country, state media reported.
Many in legal community say if the Aung Yell Htwe case is allowed to proceed, the probe needs to go back to square one.
Zeya Phyo says phone records linking him to alleged mastermind of prominent lawyer’s assassination are fake.
Farmers in Naypyitaw say the former president and several of his ministers acquired hundreds of hectares of their land without going through the proper channels.
The prison dept released five inmates who passed the matriculation exam with flying colors and reduced the prison terms of 28 others after they were granted presidential pardons.
Two policemen were detained after a fight between them ended in gunfire, with one officer being taken to Mandalay General Hospital to be treated for minor injuries.
Gunmen shot at two people riding a motorbike in Mandalay’s Chanmyathazi Township, killing a woman and critically injuring a man.
Move comes amid mounting public criticism of decision to drop charges against alleged killers
The two men said police pinned trumped-up charges on them after failing to connect them to the bombs that struck the Rakhine State capital in February.
The former Buddhist monk owned luxury cars and featured in a video sporting wads of cash and using a private jet.
The Yangon North District Court charged the suspects, including Kaladan Delta Development owner Min Oo Khaing, in connection with what was at the time a record drug seizure.
A conservation group credits stepped-up forest patrols and a reward scheme for tipoffs for bringing the numbers down.
Reporters face further threats from suspect’s family as trial of military officer’s wife continues.