From the afternoon to the evening of February 10, local time, many high-ranking members of the Myanmar Democratic League were taken away by the military.
In the afternoon of the same day, Myanmar’s Minister of State Affairs and Government, U Kyaw Ting Swee, Chairman of the Naypyidaw Committee, U Myo Aung, and U Tun Tun Heng, chairman of the Central Committee of the Myanmar Democratic League and deputy speaker of the People’s House of Parliament, were taken away from their homes by the military.
In the evening, U Nibu, chief minister of Myanmar’s Rakhine State, and the legal adviser of the Myanmar Democratic League, member of the national legal advisory group, and Supreme Court lawyer Wu Juehu were taken away.
The 75-year-old U Kyaw Ting Shwe is a well-known Burmese diplomat who has served in the United Nations for 12 years and is considered one of Aung San Suu Kyi’s most important assistants.
It is understood that the senior NLD leaders who were taken away by the Myanmar military on the 10th have been required to stay at home since the military took over the power on February 1.