Case filed against NLD under investigation

Writer: 
Nay Ri & Kyaw Myo
People are waiting in line to cast their votes in the by-elections.

The Union Election Commission is investigating a case filed by 13 political parties against the State Counsellor and leaders of the National League for Democracy, said Tin Tun, the secretary of the Union Election Commission.

“The UEC has received a complaint, which it will deal with in accordance with the law,” he added.

On 8 May, 13 political parties including the Union Solidarity and Development Party sent a complaint letter to the UEC, claiming that the acts done by State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi, the NLD’s patron Tin Oo and CEC member Win Htein, before the by-elections, amounted to breaking the Constitution, the Political Parties Registration Law and the Union Election Commission Law.

On 31 March, speeches given by Patron Tin Oo and CEC member Win Htein were telecast on TV and published in the State-owned newspapers. It is the NLD’s indirect campaign, which is an unfair act and amounts to taking advantage over other opposition parties and ethnic political parties, it continues.