Some students from the ongoing sit-in student strike in Letpadan staged a protest in front of Myoma Market in Letpadan, Bago Region and they are being taken for negotiations on Friday.
Five students, four boys and one girl, went to Myoma Market in Letpadan at about 9 am, holding placards and loud speakers and waving flags to stage a protest without permission. Members of Letpadan Myoma Police Station tried to discussed with them unsuccessfully and they were taken to Thayawady Myoma Police Station for negotiations.
One of the students from the sit-in strike, Ma Yu Thin Naing of Myingyan University was taken back home by her father U Hlaing Win with the arrangement of the officials this afternoon. A total of 54 people including 5 monks, 30 males and 19 females are participating in the sit-in strike and four monks, 7 males and 7 females are staying at Aung Myay Beikman Monastery in Letpadan.—009