Spring Revolution Local News – May 17 (Morning)

Summary of News

  • State Counselor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi is in good health and helicopter corruption case was not heard at the court hearing because the plaintiff did not appear in court due to ill health
  • Daw Ma Ma Lay, an MP-elect from the National League for Democracy (NLD) for the Amyotha Hluttaw and her son Nay Myo Htet detained by junta
  • Mon State Chief Minister Dr. Aye Zan sentenced to 21 years in prison by junta court
  • CDM Nurse Capt. Khin Pa Pa Tun reveals that the monthly income from the misappropriation of the military council hospital commander is around 40 lakhs to 50 lakhs
State Counselor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi is in good health and helicopter corruption case was not heard at the court hearing because the plaintiff did not appear in court due to ill health

Helicopter corruption case which accuses President U Win Myint and State Counselor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi was not heard at the May 16 court hearing because the plaintiff U Aung Khant, director of the Anti-Corruption Commission under the military council, did not appear in court due to ill health, according to a source close to the court.

A source close to the court also added “State Counselor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi and President Win Myint, who arrived at the office today, are in good health.”

The plaintiff Aung Khant, director of the Anti-Corruption Commission under the military council, initially informed court that he was ill.

The court rescheduled the case for May 23.   

Daw Ma Ma Lay, an MP-elect from the National League for Democracy (NLD) for the Amyotha Hluttaw and her son Nay Myo Htet detained by junta

According to the Assistance Association for Political Prisoners (AAPP) on May 16, an MP-elect from the National League for Democracy (NLD) for the Amyotha Hluttaw Daw Ma Ma Lay and her son Nay Myo Htet were detained by the junta.

An MP-elect from the National League for Democracy (NLD) for the Amyotha Hluttaw Daw Ma Ma Lay and her son Nay Myo Htet, who live in Pauktaw Ward, were detained by the junta around 10 pm on May 14.

Nay Myo Htet is a staff from the Cooperative Department who has been involved in the Civil Disobedience Movement (CDM) since February 2021.

Mon State Chief Minister Dr. Aye Zan sentenced to 21 years in prison by junta court

Mon State Chief Minister Dr Aye Zan was sentenced by the Military Council to 21 years in prison on May 16 after a special court heard charges of corruption.

Chief Minister Dr. Aye Zan has been charged with nine charges filed under Article 55 of the Anti-Corruption Law, including allegations that he used his authority to extort money from businessmen during his tenure.

Chief Minister Dr. Aye Zan was sentenced to two years each on six corruption charges and three years each on another three corruption charges, for a total of 21 years. 

CDM Nurse Capt. Khin Pa Pa Tun reveals that the monthly income from the misappropriation of the military council hospital commander is around 40 lakhs to 50 lakhs

On May 15, at the meeting of CDM Army officers, CDM Nurse Capt. Khin Pa Pa Tun reveals “There are patients in the hospital. There is support for each patient (they misuse on this), for example, if there are 100 patients, they (hospital commanders) write in the report that there are 150 patients. Patient support means there is a kitchen to feed the patient, a drug store that dispenses medicine and oil for hospital vehicles. They get about 40 lakhs to 50 lakhs a month from those three places.”

In addition, despite being asked to provide the patients more meet, eggs, and expensive drugs to speed up the healing, hospital staffs misused on those.

#Credit : Radio NUG

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