According to Reuters, the ruling party of Myanmar, the National League for Democracy (NLD), Daw Aung San Suu Kyi issued a statement saying that the military was putting the country back under dictatorship.
Myanmar’s ruling party, the National League for Democracy (NLD), spokesman Miao Nu, said on the 1st that Myanmar’s President Wen Min, State Senior Government Daw Aung San Suu Kyi and some senior NLD officials were detained by the military in the early morning of the same day.
Myanmar military television said that a one-year state of emergency was introduced and state power was transferred to the commander-in-chief of the National Defense Force.
It is also reported that the military has controlled the government and parliament in many parts of Myanmar. There are widespread communication interruptions in the capital, Naypydu and other places.
According to the BBC, Reuters and other foreign media, a spokesman for the National League for Democracy of Myanmar said on February 1 local time that Myanmar’s senior state and foreign minister Daw Aung San Suu Kyi and other political leaders were “held by the military”.
In addition to Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, Myanmar President Wen Min and several other leaders were also “taken away” that morning, Reuters said.
I want to say to people, don’t react rashly, I want them to follow the law.” The spokesman added that he could also be detained himself.