Court finds Aung San Suu Kyi guilty of four corruption counts


A court in military-ruled Myanmar sentenced ousted leader Aung San Suu Kyi to six years in prison on Monday after being found guilty of four corruption counts.

Suu Kyi, a 77-year-old Nobel laureate and one of the staunch opponents of Myanmar's military regime, has been charged with 18 crimes ranging from corruption and election violations, news agency Reuters reported.

These cases carry a maximum sentence of 190 years. Let us inform that Aung San Suu Kyi had called the allegations absurd and denied all the charges against him.

According to sources, he has been found guilty of misusing funds from the Dao Khin Foundation on Monday.

This is an organization that was established to promote health and education.

Government owned land was leased at a concessional rate to this organization to build a house.

Aung San Suu Kyi is already jailed in a prison in the capital, Naipitaw. He has been sentenced to 11 years in prison in other cases.

Let us tell you that in the month of April this year too, a court sentenced him to five years in prison considering him guilty of corruption. was ordained.

Military government spokesman Jae Min Tun could not be reached for a statement on the issue on Monday.

However, he has previously said that Aung San Suu Kyi is being given due process by an independent judiciary.

There should be no further foreign criticism on this issue.