AsiaFILE PHOTO: State Counsellor of Myanmar Aung San Suu Kyi attends the 22nd ASEAN Plus Three Summit in Bangkok, Thailand, November 4, 2019. REUTERS/Chalinee Thirasupa/File Photo10 Jun 2021 10:55AMShare this contentBookmarkNew corruption cases have been opened against Myanmar's deposed leader Aung San Suu Kyi and other former officials from her government, the state-run Global New Light of Myanmar said on Thursday (Jun 10).
The cases are the latest of a series brought against the elected leader after she was overthrown by the army on Feb 1 in a coup that has plunged the Southeast Asian country into chaos.AdvertisementAdvertisementThe state newspaper quoted the Anti-Corruption Commission as saying the accusations related to the misuse of land for the charitable Daw Khin Kyi Foundation, which she chaired, as well as earlier accusations of accepting money and gold.
It said case files had been opened against Aung San Suu Kyi and several other officials from the capital Naypyidaw at police stations on Wednesday."She was found guilty of committing corruption using her rank. So she was charged under Anti-Corruption Law section 55," the paper said. That law provides for up to 15 years in prison for those found guilty. headtopics.com
Reuters was not immediately able to reach Aung San Suu Kyi's lawyers for comment. Read more: CNA »
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