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Anti-terrorism policeman sentenced to 26 years in a Myanmar jail — Radio Free Asia


An Anti-Terrorism Police lance corporal who offered shut safety in the course of the journeys of Myanmar’s state leaders below the Nationwide League for Democracy-led authorities, has been sentenced to 26 years in jail.

Han Lin Myint’s sentences are for the mix of three circumstances, sources near him, who wished to stay anonymous for safety causes, instructed RFA on Tuesday.

Myint was sentenced to twenty years in jail below Part 122 (1) of the Penal Code for treason and revolt, three years below Part 505 (a) of the Penal Code and three years below the Police Disciplinary Regulation.

The court docket’s verdicts had been handed down in Could by Yangon Japanese District Court docket, Thingangyun township Court docket and the Police Court docket.

Han Lin Myint appealed in opposition to the 20-year time period for treason and revolt however the Yangon Regional Court docket rejected the enchantment final Wednesday, buddies and sources near his household instructed RFA.

The lance corporal was arrested in Yangon on the finish of Could 2021 after his involvement within the anti-coup Civil Disobedience Motion (CDM), based on a supply near him who additionally wished to stay nameless.

Han Lin Myint is at present being held in Yangon’s Insein Jail and isn’t in good well being, the sources instructed RFA.

The shadow Nationwide Unity Authorities introduced final April that almost 3,000 policemen had participated in CDM actions for the reason that coup on Feb.1, 2021.

In response to the Bangkok-based Help Affiliation for Political Prisoners (Burma) 15,206 folks have been arrested for the reason that coup, with 12,109 nonetheless detained and three,075 launched.




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