During the coup, 5 people close to Suu Kyi arrested by the military – An aide to Myanmar’s de facto leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, was arrested on Wednesday (10/2). An official from the National League for Democracy (NLD) Party said that Kyaw Tint Swe was arrested in a new wave of arrests by the Myanmar military (Tatmadaw).
During the coup, 5 people close to Suu Kyi arrested by the military
cheapestbuy11 – In a post on Facebook, NLD information committee member Kyi Toe said that Tint Swe and four other people with links to the previous government had been kidnapped from their residence on Wednesday night.
Tint Swe was a minister in the state advisory office under Suu Kyi’s government.
Quoting Reuters, the military junta at the same time also arrested election commission officials. However, Tint Swe said that he did not know exactly how many election commissioners were arrested.
Myanmar authorities did not confirm the arrests.
The day before, military officers, police and a number of plainclothes people raided and ransacked the NLD Party headquarters in Yangon.
During the raids that took place during the curfew, a number of items such as data processing units, printers and scanners were lost. The monitoring camera (CCTV) server cable was cut to remove traces after the raid on the NLD office.
“The safe is missing. There is cash, bank checks and bank books. I don’t know the exact amount [stored] there,” said Soe Win, an NLD member in charge at Yangon headquarters.
Not only taking a number of valuables, the guest book containing the list of visits was also taken.
More than a week after Suu Kyi was arrested, the NLD Party’s representative office in Yangon remains open. The NLD party is currently running without a leader after
The coup came after Myanmar’s military deemed the election won by Aung San Suu Kyi and the National League for Democracy (NLD) Party to be fraudulent. Tatmadaw accused at least 8 million fake voters who were registered in the last election.