The Pegu Division official subsequently lodged a complaint with police under Article 66(d) of the Telecommunications Law.
Win Naing was rushed to Phyu Hospital, but later transferred to Rangoon General Hospital as his condition worsened.
According to locals, at least three people in Taikkyi are killed by wild elephants every year.
The incident is the latest in a spate of violent confrontations between law enforcement officials and illegal loggers in Kyauktaga Township.
He played in public a video file that had been circulating on social media of a man ranting in vile language about Suu Kyi and the government, calling the state…
More than 90 people have been treated for dysentery at the public hospital in Prome, with at least half of them suffering from acute symptoms.