Myanmar’s deposed chief Aung San Suu Kyi is going through 4 extra prison prices, filed in a courtroom within the nation’s second largest metropolis Mandalay, her lawyer stated on Monday.
The authorized crew has little details about what Suu Kyi was accused of however the prices included corruption and that two have been additionally leveled at Min Thu, a former minister in her authorities, lawyer Min Min Soe informed Reuters.
“There are corruption charges. We do not know why do they sue? Or for what reasons? We will find out about it,” she stated.
The new circumstances might see Suu Kyi, 76, tied up in authorized proceedings in three totally different cities.
The Nobel Peace Prize winner has been held since a Feb. 1 coup and is on trial within the capital Naypyitaw over prices that embody unlawful importation and possession of walkie-talkie radios and violating coronavirus protocols below a catastrophe administration legislation.
She is charged additionally in a Yangon courtroom, accused of unspecified breaches of the Official Secrets Act, punishable by a most of 14 years in jail.
Her authorized crew rejects the entire prices.
Chief lawyer Khin Maung Zaw stated cross-examination on Monday of a prosecution witness revealed a raid on Suu Kyi’s dwelling had been carried out illegally with no warrant.
At a information convention on Monday, navy spokesman Zaw Min Tun made no point out of any new prices.
Answering a query about Suu Kyi, he stated she had breached the structure when the put up of state councilor was created, which he stated got here between the president and vice presidents within the command construction.
It was not clear if that allegation was among the many new prices.
Suu Kyi is barred from the presidency because of the overseas citizenship of her kids and late partner. She served as state councilor and was de facto chief previous to her overthrow.
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