Documentary Makers Jailed for Drone Use to Face Further Charges

by Admin on November 29, 2017

A Malaysian journalist and a Singaporean cameraman have been jailed in Myanmar for flying a drone over a parliament building.

Lau Hon Meng, 43 and Mok Choy Lin, 47, were arrested, along with their translator, Aung Naing Soe, and driver Hla Tin. They were each sentenced to two month in jail for breaching Myanmar’s Aircraft Act.

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They were also charged with breaching local import and export laws. Myo Win, the attorney representing Lau, applied for this charge to be dismissed, but the application was dismissed. A further hearing is set to take place on December 4th to determine whether Lau and Choy can also be prosecuted for breaching the Immigration Act.

Under this law, anyone who remains in the country after violating local laws can be sentenced to a prison term of up to five years.

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