On the morning of October 1, Yan Paing, a resident of Pyinmana in Nay Pyi Taw, died while being treated at the 1,000-bed Nay Pyi Taw Hospital for internal injuries after being severely tortured during interrogation, sources confirmed to Mizzima.
He was arrested and interrogated by troops of the junta. He was reportedly tortured by breaking the bones of his hands and legs and becoming deaf.
Yan Paing, 29, a resident of Pyinmana, was arrested at a house in Pyinmana where he had fled to with landmines on May 2. The junta also arrested three other youths for allegedly having links with Yan Paing.