Three Mandalay NLD members arrested

Oct 16, 2007 (DVB), Three members of the youth wing of the National League for Democracy in Mandalay were arrested on Sunday evening, according to an NLD party member.

Ko Wunna Aung, Ko Ye Min Zaw (also known as Ko Pho Zaw) and Ko Soe Khine Win were arrested by authorities in Sagaing division, close to Mandalay, where they were hiding at an unknown location.

Forty-one NLD members from Mandalay division have so far been arrested in connection with last month's public demonstrations against the military regime.

Among these are Daw Win Mya Mya, chairperson of Mandalay NLD who was arrested on 29 September, and five other members of the organizing committee.

Reporting by Nam Khan Kaew

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