Malaysian journalist in Myanmar jail for using drones

Malaysian journalist in Myanmar jail for using drones
Journalists jailed under Myanmar's 1930's law of anti-flying
KUALA LUMPUR: The Ministry of Foreign Affairs confirms the reports by several international media agencies that Ms. Mok Choy Lin, a Malaysian journalist who has been detained by the Myanmar authority, was sentenced to two months imprisonment for an offence committed under the Myanmar Aerodrome Act 1934.
The Embassy of Malaysia in Yangon has undertaken a consular visit on Ms. Mok Choy Lin, where she was reported to be in good health. The Embassy is closely cooperating with the Myanmar authorities, as well as the Embassies of Singapore and Turkey in Myanmar, to monitor and render the necessary consular assistance to their respective nationals involved.

The Ministry would like to reiterate on the need for Malaysian citizens to understand thoroughly the rules and regulations of the host country prior to visit and every effort should be made to ensure adherence.