Millionaire Military Intelligence agent arrested
Kyauktaw, 29th July 03: A Burmese Military Intelligence officer in western Burma has been arrested on corruption charges in the first week of July, sources in the police department said.
The officer-in-charge of Kyauktaw Township Burmese Military Intelligence, Battalion 10, Sergeant Myo Khin was arrested for ‘possessing unexplainable quantity of properties’ including one thousand acres of agricultural land, twelve cars and buses, and forced money-lending to farmers in the area, estimated value kyat fifteen million.
He was arrested after a local retired army sergeant, Kyaw Shwe Aung, brought a corruption charge against the accused last month. Since the arrest an investigation has begun to assess the true value of the wealth he has illegally amassed through threat, extortion and misuse of power.
Residents in the township said that the man has been involved in the illegal trade of hard drugs including heroin, Phensedyl (an expectorant made in
“Each of the seventeen township Military Intelligence units in