Irrawaddy:Did Than Shwe’s Grandson Kidnap Model?

(left to right) Nay Chi Lin Let:Than Shwe’s favorite grandson,Nay Shwe Thway Aung ;Wut Mone Shwe Yee

By:WAI MOE

The Rangoon rumor-mill is frequently active, but this might be the juiciest story for years—a soap opera-style plot involving Than Shwe’s grandson, a celebrity model, a jealous ex-boyfriend and a sordid kidnapping.
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Maung Weik Charged with Trafficking Drugs

By MIN LWIN

Thursday,July 10,2008

One of the richest men in Burma and a powerful friend of the country’s ruling military elite has been charged with drug abuse and involvement in trafficking, according to a police sergeant from Lanmadaw Township police station in central Rangoon.

The senior policeman told The Irrawaddy that Maung Weik, 35, was charged at Lanmadaw Township police station along with Nay Tun Lwin, Aung Min, Kyaw Phone Naing, Kyaw Hlaing, Kyaw Kyaw Win and Malaysian national Peter Too Huat Haw.

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