On November 2nd 2012, Corporal Saw Maw Nay Say from Border Guard Force (BGF) Battalion #1014, led by Commander Saw Maung Chit, violently abused 45-year-old Saw P---, a cow and buffalo trader in D--- village, L--- village tract, Bu Tho Township, Papun District. According to an eyewitness, "He violently abused Saw P--- by giving him innumerable punches, and it [was] possibly because he didn't get a share of the tax, or maybe he didn't know that he had already paid [it] to the commander." Saw Maw Nay Say also confiscated 300,000 kyat (US $305.12) from Saw P---, despite the fact that Saw P--- had already paid livestock taxes to the area commander to travel and trade freely.
Furthermore, on December 5th 2012, forced labour occurred in Meh Mweh village, Meh Mweh village tract, Bu Tho Township, Papun District. The person who was asked to labour was the KHRG community member researching abuse in the area. While documenting abuses, he visited K'Ter Tee village and encountered a BGF Battalion #1013 commander named Htee Theh Htoo near a river bank intending to transport milk, rice, oil and uniforms by boat. At first, the commander planned to rely on a local boat owner for transporting his rations, but he was unable to find him. As such, he found the KHRG community member nearby and turned to him for his demands.
"I think he didn't know that I am a KHRG researcher, so when he couldn't find the boat owner, he just thought of me as a villager and told me to porter his rations. I had no choice but to do as he told me, and I asked him where I should porter it to and he told me to porter it to Meh Mweh village where they [Battalion #1013] are based. I would smile alone whenever I think about it and I'm not even sure if it was a lucky day or an unfortunate day," the community member reported.
Normally the BGF would rely on area boat owners to transport their rations without compensation. The community member also reported that BGF soldiers were still conducting forced labour with villagers following his own experiences. Judging by this information, it is likely that the abuses of the villagers' rights were still happening as of late 2012, and it is likely villagers are still suffering because of it.