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President’s Office orders release of Nay Myo Zin

Political prisoner Nay Myo Zin was released on Friday under Section 401(1) in a request that came directly from the President's Office.   

Nay Myo ZinInitially released under President Thein Sein's amnesty in January 2012 after serving five months of a 10 year sentence, Nay Myo Zin, a former captain, was sentenced to serve another three months on May 3 for allegedly defaming police.

"The Ministry of Home Affairs annulled my imprisonment according to Section 401(1). They came to announce the ordinance,” Nay Myo Zin told Mizzima.

“We [former political prisoners] warmly welcome the reformations and thank our president for bringing the country on its way to democracy,” he added.

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Last Updated ( Tuesday, 21 May 2013 06:10 )  

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