Police arrest another senior Suu Kyi aide in Myanmar

YANGON: Another leading figure in Aung San Suu Kyi’s National League for Democracy party, Win Htein, told Reuters on Friday that he had been arrested in the aftermath of this week’s coup even as the UN Security Council called for detainees to be freed.

Win Htein, 79, a stalwart of Suu Kyi and a long time political prisoner during decades campaigning to end army rule, told Reuters by phone that he was being taken by police officers in a car from Yangon to the capital, Naypyidaw.

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