Monywa courthouse heard that Mr. Li ordered his subordinate, a Burmese woman named Kyi Kyi May, to stand on one spot for three consecutive working days.
Protesters confronted police along the Pathein-Monywa Road near the controversial Letpadaung copper mine in Salingyi Township on Monday, in the latest dust-up over the Chinese-backed project in southern Sagaing Division.
A Union minister says the government has netted almost $20 million in revenue from the Letpadaung copper mining project through the first 10 months of the current fiscal year.
Students in Kangon, a village near Latpadaung in Sagaing Division, were forced to stay home this week when a nearby sulfuric acid factory started emitting foul-smelling fumes.
The recent resumption of protests over the Chinese-backed Latpadaung copper mine comes as China steps up its campaign to restart stalled projects in Burma.
On the cusp of the general election, residents in Letpadaung face ongoing health complications and battles with operators of the local mine.