Win Bo Shein was the commander of Northern Regional Military Command with the rank of Brigadier General from at least 26 October 2014 to at least 15 July 2015. While holding the rank of Brigadier General and commanding the Northern Regional Military Command there was at least one alleged disappearance, killing, rape or torture committed by unit(s) under his command. Following this he was promoted in rank to Major General by at least 15 February 2016. In March 2016 he was transferred from his position as commander of Northern Regional Military Command and appointed commander of Central Regional Military Command. He commanded Central Regional Military Command from March 2016 to at least 19 July 2017.