Fri. Aug 26th, 2022

UK’S FORMER AMBASSADOR TO MYANMAR ARRESTED OVER VISA RULES.

Myanmar’s Military authorities have arrested the UK’s former ambassador to Myanmar Vicky Bowman and her husband over breaking visa rules.

Correspondents report that Mrs. Bowman has been accused of breaking visa  rules, and her husband Mr. Htein Lin with helping her to stay in Myanmar more than expected.

 She served as ambassador in Myanmar from 2002 to 2006 and married to Htein Lin, a Burmese artist and former political prisoner.

Correspondents say the Pair have been sent to Insein prison in the city with trial scheduled for sixth of next Month, adding that the charges could be up to five eyes jail term. Meanwhile, the UK embassy say they are providing consular assistance to her

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