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  • Yeah, Mhm Myanmar police officers say they refused orders to shoot at protesters against Myanmar's military coup The daily protests have faced deadly crackdowns, and at least one officer says he was told to shoot to kill.

  • Reuters has spoken to three police officers, including Scharping, a lance corporal that fled to India from the sixth to the 26th of February.

  • The people freely held demonstrations and protests.

  • However, from the 28th of February, protests weren't allowed and we had to disperse the people and if they didn't obey, we were ordered by our commanding officers to shoot them.

  • I couldn't follow or obey my officer to shoot my people and I fled my country.

  • A leading advocacy group says more than 60 protesters have been killed and more than 1800 detained.

  • The 27 year old said he had no choice but to leave his family behind in the middle of the night, including his two daughters.

  • He says he was one of six colleagues who disobeyed an order to shoot from a superior officer on February 27th in the town of Camp Pat.

  • Reuters could not independently verify his or other accounts near the Myanmar India border.

  • But according to classified Indian police documents, his account is similar to other police officers who have fled.

  • They had also refused orders to shoot anti coup protesters.

  • Myanmar's military Gente did not respond to a Reuters request for comment.

  • The Gente has said it is acting with utmost restraint in handling what it has described as demonstrations by riotous protesters.

  • They also accused the protesters of attacking police and harming national security and stability.

  • Indian officials say around 100 people from the country, mostly policemen and their families, have taken shelter in Missouri.

  • Rams Jump I district bordering Myanmar.

  • Xyrem Finger is the local chief minister.

  • What we have to do is only to give them food and shelter because this is humanitarian point of view.

  • Beyond that, everything depends upon the central government of India.

  • It is their subject.

  • Far Pings is among the first cases reported by the media of police fleeing Myanmar for him.

  • He says he didn't want to break the law.

  • The duty of the police is to protect the people.

Yeah, Mhm Myanmar police officers say they refused orders to shoot at protesters against Myanmar's military coup The daily protests have faced deadly crackdowns, and at least one officer says he was told to shoot to kill.

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