Maungdaw, Arakan State: The Burmese authority had held a white elephant yesterday evening at about 4:40pm from Haati Para of Lounddon village tract under Maungdaw north, according to forest officer.
The Maungdaw District Administration officer, Township Administration officer, Burma border security force (Nasaka) director and other Maungdaw Township officers had visited the site today morning after catching the white elephant yesterday evening, said an officer from District Administration office.
“The white elephant was male, around 4 year estimated and white gold color.”
“The people saw a little tusk from white elephant.”
“The white elephant was seen near mountain area of Haati Para of Lounddon village tract and Kyein Chaung village tract in Maungdaw north on September 11 by local villagers.”
The District Administration office had sent the video clips of white elephant to the high level officer for further information to process for white elephant on October 12 and two teams were arrived on 13 and 14 from Akyab, said an elder from Lounddon village.
“The first group has nine members and the second group has only two who are experts of catching white elephant.”
“The white elephant keeps in Lounddon village and will train by expert to become civilize for moving to Akyab and Naypaydaw.”