Offenders who were in Contact with Terrorist Groups and Supported them and in Possession of Weapons/ Ammunitions Given Respective Sentences

Moe Thiha and Sithu Aung (aka) Nga Moe living in Hlaine Tharyar (West) township were sentenced to ‘life imprisonment’ under Sections 50 (J) of Counter Terrorism Law on 15 February 2022 for their active participation in protests since February 2021 and also contacting with and supporting terrorist groups. Moreover, Paing Paing (aka) Nyi Nyi Paing was sentenced to ’10 year imprisonment with labours’ under Section 51 (C) of Counter Terrorism Law on the same day for being in possession of weapons/ ammunition entrusted by terrorists: eight Energa grenades, one homemade gun, 14 rounds of 9 mm ammunition, two homemade mines, a grenade and other related items.

Regarding the offenders at large of the convicted ones, arrest warrants were reportedly issued under Section 87,88 of Code of Criminal Procedures. 

23 types of crimes to be adjudicated by Military Tribunal in the townships under Martial Law order has been released as an appendix and effective and prompt legal actions reportedly have been taken against those who committed the crimes.

  • Moe Thiha and Sithu Aung (aka) Nga Moe living in Hlaine Tharyar (West) township were sentenced to ‘life imprisonment’ under Sections 50 (J) of Counter Terrorism Law for their active participation in protests since February 2021 and also contacting with and supporting terrorist groups.
  • Paing Paing (aka) Nyi Nyi Paing was sentenced to ’10 year imprisonment with labours’ under Section 51 (C) of Counter Terrorism Law on the same day for being in possession of weapons/ ammunition entrusted by terrorists.
engdate: 
Sunday, February 27, 2022 - 17:00
month: 
February, 2022