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Myanmar court has sentenced Suu Kyi to six years in prison for receiving bribes of 20 million baht and gold bars

On April 27, AFP reported that Aung San Suu Kyi, leader of the democracy movement in Myanmar (Burma), was sentenced to five years by the ad hoc court in Nay Pyi Taw for corruption. He was accused of accepting $600,000 in bribes and gold bullion from former Yangon city chief Min Thein.

Kyaw Min Tun, a spokesman for the military dictatorship, said Suu Kyi would have to be held in her home. He did not know whether Suu Kyi filed an appeal or not. But as far as I know, it’s probably in the process of evaluating the defense of the case according to the legal process. And she confirmed that Suu Kyi is in good health. The verdict is the latest and not the last in which Suu Kyi has been accused by the military dictator since the Burma Army took power on Feb. 1, 2021, alleging that elections held by the League for Democracy (NLD) party of Suu Kyi won a landslide victory over the massive scam, but the accusers never provided any evidence. to the world community

Suu Kyi, now 76, was sentenced to six years in prison for sedition. Violate epidemic prevention measures and violate communication laws. The remaining charges include violating security laws and electoral fraud. including imprisonment or imprisonment for more than 100 years

Managni Sarmah
Author: Managni Sarmah

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