If convicted of all charges, Myanmar's ousted leader Aung San Suu Kyi could face over 100 years in prison.
Naypyitaw: Authorities in military-ruled Myanmar on Friday (January 14) filed new corruption charges against ousted leader Aung San Suu Kyi in connection with purchase of a helicopter.
The Southeast Asian country`s democracy icon has already been put on trial for over 10 criminal charges and convicted of some of them, with a combined prison time of six years.If convicted of all charges, she could face over 100 years in prison, Kyodo News reported citing source.
The latest charges concerns the purchase of a helicopter among other things. On Friday, Win Myint, President of the elected government, in which Suu Kyi had served as state counsellor until the coup, was also charged with corruption in connection with the helicopter case, reported Kyodo News.