A Dutch called Mr. KlaasHaytema who was given a three-month sentence was released after serving the time in Mandalay correctional facility, and the has now been deported to the Netherlands, said U Thaung Din, immigration officer from Maha Aung Myay township.
The court gave him a three-month imprisonment on 6 October for interfering with a religious ceremony by unplugging an amplifier blasting a late-night Buddhist sermon near the hotel he was staying at in Mandalay.
“Our Myanmar court deported him for violation of the visa rules and regulations according to the existing law. He visited Myanmar with a visit visa, he added.
Mr. KlaasHaytema was found guilty under section 296 of the Penal Code and imprisoned for three months. He was also fined about $80 for violating visa regulations requiring cultural respect.
There are 18 foreigners who were deported by the Myanmar court in Mandalay region. Out of 18 people, 13 people are Chinese citizens, according to Regional immigration statistics.