3 NLD parliamentarians and 1 elected/caucus member were each sentenced to 20 years in prison

Source: voiceofmyanmarnews.com : 2022-11-24 16:13:44 :

November, 24-2022
Min Myat (VOM)

Irrawaddy Division It is reported that 3 NLD Hluttaw representatives and 1 member of the District Election Commission who were arrested and sentenced to prison in Pathein Prison were sentenced to 20 years in prison yesterday.

The 3 members of parliament who were sentenced to prison are U Thein Tun, a representative of the People’s Assembly from Tha Phuong Township; Region Hluttaw representatives U Aung Aung Oo and U Than Thutt, and Pathein District Election Commission member U Kyaw Hla Moe.

Those MPs and members of the Election Commission (Sub) were sentenced to prison under Article 505 in May 2021, and yesterday under Article 122 of Treason. 144 and was sentenced to another 20 years in prison by the court in the prison, according to the lawyer community.

“Article 122 of treason.” 144 and sentenced to an additional 20 years in prison. 3 members of parliament and 1 member of the election commission who have been sentenced to prison are those who have been sentenced to prison in the past. Being sentenced to prison under the current articles is too severe. Among those who were sentenced to additional prison terms, there are elderly representatives,” said a lawyer.

It is reported that 2 out of the 3 members of parliament who have been sentenced to prison are in poor health.

In addition, Pathein resident political activists such as U Win Naing, U Soe Myint Maung, love red blood Ko Win Aung, Ko Kyaw Than Oo, Ko Aung Maw Tun, Ko Chet Lin Soe (poet Lu Phang Kha) was also sentenced to 20 years in prison on November 22. According to a lawyer, those sentenced to prison are not allowed to defend themselves according to the law.

“All those who have been re-imprisoned are those who were arrested in 2021. Although they say that they are acting in accordance with the law, in reality, there is absolutely no right to defend themselves from the side of those imprisoned,” he continued.

Male political prisoners who have been detained in Pathein Prison for various reasons from February 2021 to November 2022. There are more than 400 women in total, and more than 180 political prisoners, including 18 women out of more than 400, have been sentenced to various prison terms.

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