SINGAPORE, Malaysian documentary producer, Mok Choy Lin, and Singaporean cameraman, Lau Hon Meng, arrived here Friday evening, from Yangon, where they had spent two months in a Myanmar prison, reported a local press here.
“They were released at 7.00 am, and the two foreign journalists were escorted by immigration officers to (Yangon) airport,” defence lawyer, Khin Maung Zaw, was quoted as saying.
According to the report, Mok, 47, a Singapore permanent resident, left the Changi Airport without speaking to the media.
The two journalists, employed by Turkish Radio and Television (TRT), were sentenced to two months imprisonment for an offence committed under the Myanmar Aerodrome Act 1934.
They were detained on Oct 27, by the Myanmar authorities, for allegedly video recording the Hluttaw building (of the House of Representatives), in Nay Pyi Taw, using a drone without prior authorisation.
Source: NAM NEWS NETWORK