A Tamu man claims he and his 7-year-old grandson were beaten and tortured by police, resulting in a forced confession of theft.

Podcast: Tamu man says he and grandson beaten, tortured by police

This week, a man in Tamu alleges he and his 7-year-old grandson were beaten and tortured by police. They say the child was interrogated without a guardian present, resulting in a forced confession of theft.

This story was reported by Ei Ei Mon of the Monywa Gazetee, Zar Ni and Aye Aye Aung.

Doh Athan is a weekly podcast which looks at human rights issues from around Myanmar. It is made by Frontier with media partners from around the country. Doh Athan is made possible through a partnership with Fondation Hirondelle and the support of the Embassy of the Netherlands in Myanmar and the Swiss Agency for Development Cooperation.

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