The military council said that seven people were arrested for corruption

The military council said that seven people were arrested for corruption

Chit Khaing, chairman of Eden Group, and one of Burma’s top crony tycoons, and former Union Minister U Win Khaing; Seven people, including Ohn Win, were arrested on corruption charges, according to VOM spokesman General Zaw Min Tun.

The detainees were identified as Ohn Win, a former Minister for Natural Resources and Environmental Conservation under the NLD civilian government; Former Union Minister for Electricity and Energy U Win Khaing; Former Deputy Minister of Electricity / Energy Dr Tun Naing; No. (1) Mining Business; Former Executive Director U Kyaw San; U Than Naing Oo, Executive Director, Electricity Supply Company; U Chit Khaing, Chairman of Eden Group and his son U Win Min Khine, Managing Director, are seven.

They were arrested under Section 55/63 of the Anti-Corruption Law yesterday afternoon in Nay Pyi Taw. Ottara Thiri Township He was arrested at the Pagoda Hill police station, according to VOM.

The reason for the arrest was the Ministry of Electricity and Energy; Power generation; Production of coal required for Tigyit coal-fired power plant; Coup d’état Information Minister Gen. Zaw Min Tun said the arrests were made because of corruption in the sale.

Last March, a top crony, Khin Shwe, and his son, Ko Zay Thiha, were arrested by the military council and taken to Insein Prison. Thus, Chit Khaing, chairman of the Eden Group, is the second top crony to be arrested by the military council in Burma.

U Chit Khaing, also known as Eden U Chit Khaing, is a leading businessman in the banking and real estate sectors. Construction work; Gasoline business Commodity trading; It is one of the top cronies running many companies in the power and energy industries. He is also a crony with good relations with State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi, chairman of the National League for Democracy (NLD).

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