Military's account false; assault was premeditated
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Military's account false; assault was premeditated


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The group maintains that the beating up and manhandling of protestors and journalists by soldiers was premeditated and that the military has been insincere in its account of the development.

In a statement, the military high command explained that it received intelligence that some civilians were demonstrating and moving towards Burma Camp and a reconnaissance team was dispatched because the group had become violent, leading to an altercation.

The military administration mentioned that it used reasonable force in restraining the protestors since the site of the demonstration houses vital military installations which, if destroyed, will negatively impact national security.


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