Myanmar junta hits Suu Kyi with graft charges


Aung San Suu Kyi is hit with more corruption charges – this time over claims she accepted illegal payments of gold and more than half a million dollars in cash, state media reports today. – EPA pic, June 10, 2021.


THE Myanmar junta has hit deposed civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi with corruption charges over claims she accepted illegal payments of gold and more than half a million dollars in cash, state media reported today.

The country has been in turmoil since the generals ousted Suu Kyi on February 1, with nearly 850 civilians killed in a brutal crackdown by security forces on near-daily protests against the coup.


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