88 generation student leader arrested

Oct 10, 2007 (DVB), 88 generation student leader Hla Myo Naung was arrested this afternoon by military and police intelligence officers.

According to another 88 generation student leader, he was arrested while visiting an optician in Sanchaung township.

The same leader reported that at least 25 members of the 88 generation students have been detained since mid-August.

Many of the original leaders, including Min Ko Naing and Ko Ko Gyi, were arrested in midnight raids on the homes of fuel price protestors on 21 August.

Reporting by DVB

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