“They restrained me and hit me in the face and also on my head which started to bleed. They also kicked me with their boots. I had cuts on my head and my ears and several of my teeth were knocked out of place,” U Warathami said.An article in today's Irrawaddy states "Armed riot police backed by fire engines prevented a large crowd of monks and demonstrators from again approaching the Rangoon home of opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi on Sunday."
He said he was later taken to the office of the chief of Sittwe police with two other monks where he was tied up with a belt and beaten repeatedly until he became unconscious.
Monday, September 24, 2007
A monk who was beat up by Burmese soldiers told a Democratic Voice of Burma reporter:
Posted by Jotman on Monday, September 24, 2007