MANDALAY DIVISION – An official from the Myananda Operation Group told that a member of the Thway Thout (blood drinking) group was killed during arrest in Shasaychegyi village, Madaya Township as he ran away after being arrested.
In the early morning of June 22, according to the information that a suspicious person had arrived in the village of Shasaychegyi, the Never Give Up Fighter Force comrades from the Myananda Operation (Mandalay) went to investigate. It is said that he was killed on the spot when he resisted and ran away when he was being arrested because it was known that he was Pyu Saw Htee Saya U Pai (a) U Pai who has been killing people in Mandalay and Madaya townships.
2 mobile phones, 1 walkie talkie, a membership card of the junta’s Union Solidarity and Development Party (USDP), 1 USDP pin and a card with the logo of the blood-drinking group were confiscated from him.
“When we got the information, we went to check, then detained and brought to the camp according to standard procedures, but he fought back on the road and tried to run away, and was killed after being shot to capture. We left the dead body on the road. In Madaya and Mandalay, the blood drinking group kill people from time to time. After the killings, they put blood drinking group logo on the victims,” an official from the Myananda operation said.