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Factbox: The authorized case towards Myanmar’s Aung San Suu Kyi

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(Reuters) – Former Myanmar chief Aung San Suu Kyi was sentenced on Friday to a further three years in jail with laborious labor for committing election fraud, based on a supply conversant in her secret trial.

Suu Kyi was ousted in a February 2021 coup, the navy mentioned was essential due to unaddressed irregularities in an election her occasion gained by a large margin.

Under is a abstract of his circumstances primarily based on info obtainable to Reuters from the closed-door trials. Suu Kyi denies wrongdoing.

– Intention to incite a letter despatched by his occasion to worldwide organizations whereas in detention, asking them to not acknowledge a navy authorities (two-year jail sentence, December 6, 2021).

– Violating the Official Secrets and techniques Act. Most 14 years imprisonment (pending trial).

– Violation of Pure Catastrophe Prevention Act in violating Covid-19 laws throughout election marketing campaign (two years sentence, December 6, 2021, and once more on January 10, 2022).

– Violation of import/export and telecommunications legal guidelines by possessing unlicensed walkie-talkies and sign jammers (two years and one yr imprisonment from January 10, with concurrent penalties).

– Influencing the Election Fee (three years imprisonment with laborious labour, September 2).

– 11 Violation of anti-corruption regulation. A most of 15 years imprisonment for every.

Circumstances embody:

* Misusing funds from the Daw Khin Kyi Basis, which Suu Kyi chairs, to construct a home and lease state-owned land at a reduction (sentenced to six years in jail, August 15).

* Taking bribes totaling $600,000 and 11.4 kg of gold bars (sentenced to five years in jail, April 27).

* Misuse of presidency funds for leasing of helicopters (trial underway).

(Reporting by Martin Petty; Enhancing by Robert Birsell)

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