(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – An official from Aung San Suu Kyi’s party has died in custody in Myanmar after being arrested during raids by security forces in Yangon.
On Sunday the body of U Khin Maung Latt was released to his family, who were reportedly told that he had died after fainting.
Photos show a bloodstained cloth around the 58-year-old’s head.
Activists say he was beaten while being detained by police and soldiers, and subjected to a harsh interrogation.
Protests continue against last month’s coup despite a bloody crackdown.