Thaton, August (22)

The CDM staff from the Department of Fisheries in Mon State’s Paung Township arrested by miliary council were held in custody and their family members have not received any information about her for two days.

On the night of August 19, the military council arrived in a civilian car and arrested Daw Khaing May Thu, deputy staff officer of the Thaton’s Fisheries Department at her house near Paung Township’s police station.

Family members said that they had not been allowed to see Daw Khaing May until now.

Daw Khaing May Thu was currently detained at Zaymathwe prison in Thaton Twonship, a source familiar with the family told Than Lwin Times.

Daw Khaing May Thu was arrested after being accused of having links with the National Unity Government (NUG) and People’s Defense Forces (PDFs).

In addition, Daw Khaing May Thu’s father is a retired police station officer from Zing Kyaik area, and he lived with his family at home in Paung Township until she was arrested.

After the military coup in 2021, the junta issued arrest warrants for thousands of politicians, members of parliament, activists, artists, celebrities, and staff who had joined the civil disobedience movement (CDM).

The military regime has announced in its propaganda newspapers that action will be taken against those who support the Committee Representing Pyihdaungsu Hluttaw (CRPH) and the PDF.

According to the data of AAPP, the Assistance Association for Political Prisoners, as of August 19, there were around 15,161 detainees after the military seized power.

News – Than Lwin Times

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