BAGO DIVISION – A person close to the Pyay district People’s Defence Force (PDF) said that a leader of the Pyu Saw Htee and former Member of Parliament from the military’s political front USDP (Union Solidarity and Development Party) was shot and killed in the city of Thegone.
On October 12, at around 6:30 a.m., near the central market of Thegone, the former USDP MP and leader of Pyu Saw Htee, Soe Aung, was shot three times by the People’s Defence Forces and was killed on the spot.
Soe Aung was mainly responsible for leading and organizing the Pyu Saw Htee militia, recruiting manpower for military training.
“He was a former MP of 2010, he also graduated from the military training. He was notorious. He organized the militia by telling young people that if they love the country, they must attend the militia training,” said a person close to the PDF.
Soe Aung, the leader of Pyu Saw Htee, was killed by Pyay District PDF Battalion 3601, Company 3 Platoon 3 (Wisdom Group) as part of operation “Nan Htike Aung” and the People’s Defence Forces were able to successfully withdraw without harm.
The people are requested to participate as revolutionary people by “not going together and avoiding the terrorist army soldiers and their pillars Pyu Saw Htee and to inform the movements of terrorist council soldiers to revolutionary forces in a timely manner.”