August 22, 2016

Retired major charged with fraud in K41.5m

A man from Toungoo of Bago Region was sued by the Anti-Corruption Commission yesterday over allegations that he took K41.5million from a woman who lives in Myitkyina with a fake promise that he would help her husband, U Thein Win (a) Haji Hassan, who went to trial to be relieved in his case by bribing officials.
U Maung Maung Nyunt, a retired major, was found guilty of lying to Daw Pyu Pyu Win and receiving the cash from her via Kanbawza Bank, a lawsuit was filed against him by Captain Paing Soe Thu of Military Security Affairs at Toungoo police station on 13 January last year.
Following the suggestion by the Union Attorney-General’s Office, the Ministry of Home Affairs transferred the case to the Commission.
U Maung Maung Nyunt was charged under Section 57 of the Anti-Graft Law in Toungoo Township Court, said the commission. — Myanmar News Agency


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