On Sunday, 10 March, nine police officers were killed in an attack on their police station in Yoe Ta Yoke village in Rakhine State.

MYPOL’s Team Leader sent a letter to the Chief of the Myanmar Police Force on Monday, 11 March, expressing his and the entire team’s condolences for the loss of the nine police officers.

In the letter, he wrote, “we extend our heartfelt condolences for the Myanmar Police Force, families, and friends of the police officers” and went on to praise their service.

MYPOL remains committed to working with the Myanmar Police Force and to help strengthen the rule of law throughout the country.