Wisma Putra to render aid to Malaysian journalist detained in Myanmar

Myanmar authorities on Friday detained a Malaysian journalist for flying a drone over the Hluttaw, or Parliament, without a permit. – EPA pic, October 30, 2017.

THE Foreign Affairs Ministry has confirmed that a Malaysian journalist employed by Turkish Radio and Television was detained by Myanmar authorities on Friday for allegedly video recording the Hluttaw building (House of Representative) in Nay Pyi Taw using a drone without permission.

In a statement today, Wisma Putra said Mok Choy Lin was detained along with a Singaporean and a local, and was currently under investigation.

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