NLD youth coordinator arrested

Apr 2, 2008 (DVB), Ko Aung Htun, youth coordinator for the National League for Democracy in Thingangyun township, Rangoon, was arrested yesterday evening and is being held in an unknown location, his wife said.

Aung Htun was arrested at his house at around 11pm yesterday by the ward Peace and Development Council chairman and four other officials.

Ma Nweni Htun, Aung Htun's wife, said she went to the ward PDC office about 30 minutes later to give her husband some medicine for his gastric problems but found he was no longer there.

Nweni Htun said she was worried about her husband as she does not know where he is being held.

Reporting by Naw Say Phaw

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