Ousted Myanmar leader Suu Kyi faces five new corruption charges

Ousted Myanmar leader Suu Kyi faces five new corruption charges

Ousted Myanmar leader Suu Kyi faces five new corruption charges Five new charges against country’s ousted leader involve the hire, purchase and maintenance of a helicopter used by her government. Myanmar’s military-installed government has filed five new corruption charges against ousted leader Aung San Suu Kyi in connection with granting permits to rent and buy a helicopter, an official said. Aung San Suu Kyi, detained since last February’s military coup, is already being tried on five other corruption charges. Each is punishable by up to 15 years in prison and a fine. Suu Kyi has previously faced other charges and has been sentenced to six years of imprisonment after being convicted of illegally importing and possessing walkie-talkies and violating coronavirus restrictions. Her supporters and rights groups say the cases against …
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